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Old 08-25-04, 12:58 PM
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The internet will die tomorrow.

Terrorists will paralyze the Internet on August 26, a Russian expert in antivirus programs said on Tuesday.

Speaking at a conference hosted by Russian Information Agency Novosti, Aleksandr Gostev from Kaspersky Labs said information on this terrorist attack was published on special websites. He did not elaborate.

First of all, the United States and Western Europe will suffer from the attack, Gostev was quoted by the agency as saying. The head of the labs, Yevgeny Kaspersky, reminded the audience that similar attacks had earlier paralyzed the Internet in South Korea. He added that it would be “impossible” to stop terrorist organizations if they “get down to business”.
http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1639246,00.asp
http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=18056
http://www.mosnews.com/news/2004/08/...ernetend.shtml
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Lots of sympathy here I see.
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This better not fuck up the Otterville Marathon.
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Crap. That means I have to go have a life tomorrow, doesn't it?

Will the internet be all better by the time I get off work?
Old 08-25-04, 01:15 PM
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How will I get my news and synergize my logisitical planning with the telecommuting division at work???

Just kidding.

I am really upset about the loss of pornography.
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i better not-work twice as hard today to make up for tomorrow. either that or calling 'sick'.
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If the Internet does die tomorrow, let's all agree to regroup on one of those "Teen Chat Lines" they used to advertise on television.
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Originally posted by Groucho
If the Internet does die tomorrow, let's all agree to regroup on one of those "Teen Chat Lines" they used to advertise on television.
I'm not paying $3.95 a minute unless someone is talking dirty to me!
Old 08-25-04, 02:13 PM
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this would have worked well with the Otter-free day earlier
Old 08-25-04, 02:13 PM
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Originally posted by Brain Stew
I'm not paying $3.95 a minute unless someone is talking dirty to me!
A pig wallows in mud.
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Originally posted by Brain Stew
I'm not paying $3.95 a minute unless someone is talking dirty to me!
Fine, I'll take one for the team
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whatever......
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Perry's Perspective:

"I'm pretty sure if they took porn off the internet there'd be only one website left and it'll be called 'BRING BACK THE PORN'"
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Originally posted by kvrdave
Fine, I'll take one for the team
That's all I ask
Old 08-25-04, 02:21 PM
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I'll believe it when I see it.
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Wow, I'll actually have to do work like I did this morning (hence no posts from me in Otter in the morning).
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And exactly WHY would this guy not elaborate on what he read? If it gets truly bad and the attackers are all coming from one or two countries - we can block those countries at the router level. I'm really not that worried about this.
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I have weeks of unlooked at pr0n set aside in case this happens. My pr0n preparedness kit has been full for months.
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I'm gonna have to call Bologna Sandwich on this one.
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I heard Al Gore has been threateing this for months.
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There will be hundreds of thousands of comic book guy types that will have to figure out what else to do in their parents' basement.
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XP SP2 is coming out today, so maybe it's true. The internet will die tomorrow.
Old 08-26-04, 12:23 AM
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Well, it's after midnight. So far so good.

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