Talk:Major ISP Level 3 experiences downtime

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This is the worst title for a Wikinews article that I've ever seen.

So true. This is a news site, not a livejournal blog ;-) How about something like "Internet slows down as major provider drops off"? Haakon 09:15, 21 October 2005 (UTC)

aww, come on - i love it ;-)--82.141.51.14 09:23, 21 October 2005 (UTC)

Besides, the title (and the article) is factually incorrect; the internet is not down, it's just that some sites are unavailable or slower than usual. No need for hysteria. Haakon 09:27, 21 October 2005 (UTC)

This was followed by a network wide failure of BGP – the protocol that allows the Internet to route between providers. This makes it sound like BGP failed across the entire Internet. Surely that's not the case? Brent Dax (talk) 10:12, 21 October 2005 (UTC)

nefarious = 'dark and sinister' ... i thought it was a 'breakfast cereal. -Edbrown05 16:46, 21 October 2005 (UTC)
BGP failed across Level 3's network, not across the internetwork (that is, internet). Could this be worded more clearly? — Fudoreaper 03:52, 25 October 2005 (UTC)

What is up with the "In other news, Philip blossomed into puberty." at the bottom of the article that is not in the history or in the edit box for the article?--65.67.225.244 16:57, 21 October 2005 (UTC)

Now it seems the Cogent backbone is down. --24.57.157.81 21:08, 21 October 2005 (UTC)

News occurring in PST?[edit]

Considering that there are no US states currently in the PST timezone, why are times quoted in PST? Consider MDT (since the company is headquartered in Colorado) or UTC, which is easier for most people to convert to their current local time. Karen 15:31, 23 October 2005 (UTC)