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Thousands facing loss of Internet on July 9
Posted on 04/21/2012 12:08:23 PM PDT by SandRat
AP story on threat.
TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: internet; internetsecurity; internetthreat; internetthreatjuly; internetvirus; security; sourcetitlenoturl; threat
posted on 04/21/2012 12:08:34 PM PDT
posted on 04/21/2012 12:11:15 PM PDT
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posted on 04/21/2012 12:12:09 PM PDT
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....is encouraging users to visit a website run by its security partner that will inform them whether they're infected and explain how to fix the problem....
posted on 04/21/2012 12:14:22 PM PDT
(This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
I haven’t heard a word from my internet provider or anti virus protection service.
posted on 04/21/2012 12:18:04 PM PDT
(What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
The site is listed by the Fibbies but I still think I'll pass.
posted on 04/21/2012 12:23:11 PM PDT
by Drill Thrawl
(The United States of America, a banana republic since 1913)
Oh, a Windows problem. (Mac user snark)
posted on 04/21/2012 12:51:50 PM PDT
by Albion Wilde
("Real men are not threatened by strong women." -- Sarah Palin)
I’m predicting Obama out of office on July 20, 2012 ± one day.
posted on 04/21/2012 12:54:51 PM PDT
by null and void
(Day 1187 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...])
Utter stupidity. Have every DNS request go to an instruction page to fix the problem. Problem solved. As for having a private party collect nearly a hundred thousand dollars? What, no one could pick up the phone and call OpenDNS or Google DNS?
Headline should be: Connected insider bilks taxpayer for nearly a hundred grand.
posted on 04/21/2012 1:14:02 PM PDT
(Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
To: Albion Wilde
posted on 04/21/2012 1:27:50 PM PDT
by Right Wing Assault
(Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
To: Albion Wilde
posted on 04/21/2012 2:46:22 PM PDT
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