Unbelievable

January 14, 2003

The network is getting worse. Yah, I didn't think it was possible either. To let you guys get a feel for how bad it is, check out this traceroute to news.com. If you have no idea what I'm talking about, read these previous posts: here and here.

$ traceroute -d news.com

1 2 ms 3 ms 3 ms 192.168.0.1
2 245 ms 167 ms 32 ms 64.80.126.1
3 380 ms 215 ms 467 ms 64.80.19.73
4 241 ms 265 ms * 157.238.179.1
5 * 461 ms 263 ms 129.250.26.206
6 * * 392 ms 129.250.2.109
7 * * * Request timed out.
8 * * * Request timed out.
9 * * * Request timed out.
10 352 ms 308 ms * 192.205.32.209
11 370 ms * 473 ms 12.122.11.233
12 305 ms 305 ms * 12.122.10.30
13 391 ms * * 12.122.10.42
14 * 354 ms 347 ms 12.123.13.174
15 316 ms * 370 ms 12.122.255.222
16 472 ms * * 216.148.209.66
17 348 ms 353 ms 360 ms 63.241.72.150
18 570 ms 395 ms 375 ms 206.16.0.136

Not fun.

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