Even the FCC isn't safe from backhoes

A backhoe attempted to attack the FCC today.

A backhoe digging near the FCC Portals building today, and
managed to strike a large water main next to the building.
Apparently it was quite a site with a Worldcom people, backhoe
operator, and general public watching the river flow past
the FCC front door.

You realize that backhoes will now be classified as terrorist weapons,
and will not be allowed within 30 miles of any infrastructure point.

Bury all that fiber is going to be a bitch. But on the other hand,
maybe we'll have less network outages.