[nycbug-talk] Cyberwar article

George Rosamond george at ceetonetechnology.com
Wed Aug 13 08:54:54 EDT 2008

Jeff Mau wrote:
> And this last paragraph is the crux of the issue, like blowing up the  
> only bridge into town:
> Georgia is dependent on both Russia and Turkey for connections to the  
> global Internet. Georgia, with United States backing, is putting a  
> fiber-optic network link under the Black Sea to connect its port city  
> of Poti to the Bulgarian city of Varna. That connection is scheduled  
> for completion in September.

Yeah. . . the more 'virtual' the world is, the less you realize how it 
relies on the physical. . . that good old unnoticed layer 0 of the new, 
improved OSI model.


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