>Date: Thu, 17 Jul 1997 14:55:43 -0700 (PDT)
>From: Lile Elam <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: DNS Outage this morning...
>Something strange happened early this morning. The Domain Name
>Root Servers were corrupted and because of this, the domains in
>.com , .org , .net , etc were non-existing. This means that
>domains such as aol.com and art.net were unknown to other hosts
>on the Internet. The problems started around 11:30pm
>last night and cleared up at around 10am this morning (PST).
>The problem was caused by the Internic uploading corrupted DNS files
>to the root servers.
>Everything now seems back to normal though.
>Many of your reports didn't make it though so I resent them just a few
>If we ever have another DNS outage, you can always reach art.net
>by it's IP address which is:
>So to reach our webserver, you would type:
>or via ftp :
> ftp 188.8.131.52
>Let us know if you have any questions.
Scott deLahunta and Susan Rethorst
Writing Research Associates, NL
Sarphatipark 26-3, 1072 PB Amsterdam, NL
tel: +31 (0)20 662 1736
fax: +31 (0)20 470 1558
http://huizen.dds.nl/~sdela/wra (WRITING RESEARCH ASSOCIATES)
http://www.art.net/~dtz (DANCE AND TECHNOLOGY ZONE )