I know that this is not funny, but, well, it kinda is! 🙂 The island nation of Sri Lanka lost data connections on Sunday leaving 800,000 subscribers without Internet access. The problem? Indian ship “State of Nagaland” dropped anchor in the Sri Lankan port of Colombo, and the anchor severed an underwater cable. Story (and links) at http://news.netcraft.com/archives/2004/08/24/errant_anchor_blamed_for_knocking_island_nation_offline.html.
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