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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What I don't get...
by crystalattice on Mon 27th Mar 2006 22:48 UTC
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Why did he continue to blame CentOS after they sent him several emails telling him exactly what the problem was and who he needed to talk to in order to fix it? Not to mention that the "error" screen pretty much tells the viewer exactly what's happening and not to panic.

I certainly hope this guy gets fired as a city manager or at least reprimanded; if he can't "manage" a tech support problem, how can he possibly manage a city?

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