September 13, 2001

Who said the Web fell apart?

Author: JT Smith

Well, that guy from ZDNet's pundit stable did, but as we commented on that story and as Wired News correspondent Leander Kahney wrote, "...the Net responded magnificently; it was just a matter of knowing where to look." And furthermore: "mmediately after the attack, community websites, discussion groups and mailing lists lit up with vast amounts of information about the attacks.

While nothing was available from traditional news sources, such sites as Slashdot and Scripting News crackled with all kinds of information, from dramatic eyewitness accounts to frightened pleas for information about missing friends and relatives."

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