The Dishonor of Blue Security

Great post from Jason Levine showing how yesterday’s hours-long outage at Six Apart (which included all TypePad and LiveJournal sites) was the result of a cowardly act by a company called Blue Security:

The best analogy I can think of is that it’d be like you dealing with a water main break in your basement by hooking a big hose up to the leaking joint and redirecting the water into your neighbor’s basement instead.

(Via Andy Baio.)

Thursday, 4 May 2006