In case anyone hadn't seen this

I haven't yet seen this on NANOG - Apologies if it's been there
3 times by the time you read this or are one of those who doesn't
like NANOG used for large scale outage notification.

>Date: Fri, 25 Apr 1997 11:44:11 -0400 (EDT)
>Precedence: bulk
>From: Jun (John) Wu <>
>To: Multiple recipients of list <>
>Subject: internet currently is partially down
>X-Comment: Global IP Operational Bulletin
>MIME-Version: 1.0
>Status: RO
>There seems to be a major problem on the whole internet at this
>A network called FLIX (AS7007) is having a major routing
>and seems to have announced all major provider's blocks as more
>(probably because of a classic mistake of redistricute BGP into IGP
>then IGP into BGP while the IGP does not know VLSM)
>This has currently brought SprintLink and UUNET to non-operating
>perhaps other networks as well that I can not verify without
>(at the time this email is sent). I just called FLIX and they have
>shut down al their peering sessions. The network should stablized in
>a few hours.
>Jun (John) Wu | Voice: (703)689-5325
>Supervisor - Global IP Systems & Services | Fax: (703)478-7852
>Global One Communications L.L.C. | Email:
>Reston, VA 20196 | URL:

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