Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 26th Mar 2006 16:16 UTC, submitted by Tyr.
Humor The heartland turned vicious this week when an Oklahoma town threatened to call in the FBI because its web site was hacked by Linux maker Cent OS. Problem is CentOS didn't hack Tuttle's web site at all. The city's hosting provider had simply botched a web server. This tale kicked off yesterday when Tuttle's city manager Jerry Taylor fired off an angry message to the CentOS staff. Taylor had popped onto the city's web site and found the standard Apache server configuration boilerplate that appears with a new web server installation. Taylor seemed to confuse this with a potential hack attack on the bustling town's IT infrastructure.
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I agree
by snowflake on Sun 26th Mar 2006 17:41 UTC
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2005-07-20

I'm on the side of the submitter, I don't read the register so the fact that this sorry appeared here is new to me. The solution to the 'ive read it before' problem is to skip over the headline and move on to the next one.

Pesonally I like duplicate news postings on different sites because one will sometimes see a different reaction from the readers and this in itself is very interesting.

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