Pollyanna works at GCHQ

Iain Lobban, the head of GCHQ, the government’s electronic spies, believes that if telecommunications companies, hardware and software vendors, and managed services providers could “come together”, the UK could build a resilient network that could give it a “competitive advantage” in attracting businesses to base themselves here, the BBC reports.
Well, yes. Anyone know how many companies’ networks were knocked out by the fire in BT’s Paddington exchange, and what steps BT has taken to avoid other single points of failure?

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