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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We should give thanks.
by Tim in VA on Mon 27th Mar 2006 11:59 UTC
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For any one of us who has worried that good IT jobs are disappearing in America, here we see that, as long as one is willing to relocate to a backwards redneck village in the heartland (or thereabouts), there is opportunity. In fact, one can probably make a fortune while he or she is at it introducing such things as the wheel, book matches, velcro - - yes, it is a veritable gold-rush situation for masters of them newfangled "PEE CEE" thangs.

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