US states join watchdog probing <i>that</i> CenturyLink data center outage that screwed the 911 system

TITSUP network card fingered for dropped calls (that’s a Total Inability To Send Usable Packets)
Wyoming is the latest US state to formally probe CenturyLink’s network outage, which disrupted 911 calls over Christmas.…

Another greybeard has left us: Packet pioneer Larry Roberts dies at 81

ARPANET handler helped lay foundations of the internet
Obit One of the internet’s founding fathers, ARPANET packet-switching pioneer Larry Roberts, has died aged 81.…