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CIA Reports on Y2K Bug Pitfalls
"Many countries are lagging in their efforts, and electric power grids, telecommunications systems and the medical sector appear the most vulnerable, O'Keefe said. ``If you have to rely on medical-electrical devices, you better be careful where you travel to,'' the State Department official said."
-- hamster (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 21, 1999
What about the USA? Our electrical grid is controlled by 100 IBM mainframes, and billions of imbedded systems. Are we to believe that ours will work, and theirs will not?
-- earl (email@example.com), October 21, 1999.
Those grids are the wild cards.
-- Paula (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 21, 1999.