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A construction crew working on an office building in Virginia in 2000 severed a fiber optic cable that wasn’t on anyone’s map. Apparently it was a ‘black line’ used for carrying secret intelligence data, according to sources who spoke recently with the Washington Post.
Within minutes of cutting the cable, three black SUV’s pulled up carrying men in suits who complained that their line was severed.
“The construction manager was shocked,” a worker told the Washington Post. “He had never seen a line get cut and people show up within seconds. Usually you’ve got to figure out whose line it is. To garner that kind of response that quickly was amazing.”
it was a ‘black line’ used for carrying secret intelligence data
Originally posted by deadline527
So now everybody knows where at least one secret communications line is? I personally dont think it was THAT important due to the fact that now everybody and their mother knows the general vicinity of the line and can possibly interfere, sever, or listen to any data transmitted.
Originally posted by Choronzon
And within a few more minutes, it was on ATS.....
Originally posted by Oldtimer2
Sounds like either someone didn't do they homework or this story is made up, if it were an important cable line,for one would have colored sand surrounding it,and 2 most secure or main trunks are incased with concrete,story sounds fishy,I have a hard time believing this