December 18 Oregon Register article on cascading effects: URL? : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread

There was a front page article December 18 in the Oregon Register by Joe Mosely. I understand it was about cascading effects of Y2K. Does anyone know if there is a URL? Thanks! I tried several searches without any success.

-- ac (, December 24, 1999


I don't know about the Oregon Register, but there is a good article about the subject at this link:

-- Linkmeister (, December 24, 1999.

Y2K impact may not end Jan. 1

-- spider (, December 24, 1999.

....and the URL is


-- ac (, December 24, 1999.

..."A picture is emerging of a failure scenario that is more than simple, localized outages," McConnell says. "What is likely is a growing slowdown in commerce as capacity is reduced by a confluence of degraded infrastructure performance and shaky consumer confidence."

It's called "entropy". Get used to it.

-- Mac (sneak@lurk.hid), December 24, 1999.

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