CenturyLink Inc


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  • Vandalism in Arizona shows the Internet's vulnerability Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 4:29 AM ET

    Alex Juarez, a spokesman for Internet service provider CenturyLink, said the problem was first reported around noon Wednesday, with customer complaints pouring in from an area extending from the northern edges of Phoenix to cities like Flagstaff, Prescott, Page and Sedona. CenturyLink blamed vandalism, and police are investigating. The severed CenturyLink-...

  • Businesses couldn't process credit card transactions, ATMs didn't function, law enforcement databases were unavailable, and even weather reports were affected in an area stretching from north of Phoenix to Flagstaff, about 100 miles away. CenturyLink spokesman Alex Juarez said the problem was first reported around noon. Phoenix police said CenturyLink...

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