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Whoops -- Woman Knocks Out Entire Country's Internet

<sexist remark>Leave it to a woman to kill off an entire country's internet access...</sexist remark>

An elderly Georgian woman was scavenging for copper to sell as scrap when she accidentally sliced through an underground cable and cut off internet services to all of neighbouring Armenia, it emerged on Wednesday.

The woman, 75, had been digging for the metal not far from the capital Tbilisi when her spade damaged the fibre-optic cable on 28 March.

She also managed to kill off some of the Internet in large parts of Georgia and Azerbaijan as well. Full story.

Posted by Jake on 04/07/11 @ 03:45 PM
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