From: "Madhu Menon" > http://www.satribune.com/archives/apr20_26_03/P1_strike.htm > > From the "yes, the Internet *is* shutting down, Rudy" department: > > <quote> > > General Pervez Musharraf's policy to appease the ultra-right wing Mulla > Lobby may soon result in a countrywide strike by all Internet providers in > Pakistan, causing a total Internet shut down for at least 36 or even 48 hours. > > Under the General's orders, his IT officials have banned all pornographic > sites without providing adequate protection against hackers who are > retaliating. Massive attacks by hackers using special software have been > experienced. They send millions of requests (Packets) to the host networks > which results in a complete choking of their systems which eventually crash. > > </quote> > > This is sad... What is sad? Hacking or banning of pornographic sites? -- Syed Zeeshan Haider. http://syedzeeshanhaider.faithweb.com/ ----------------------------------- Allah says to Mankind: "Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye deny?"