An assortment of aggrieved AT&T subscribers:
"I couldn't use my home phone, I couldn't use my cell phone, I couldn't use my computer. I was miserable."
"I worry about people that don't have a car," Lijon said.
"We literally feel like were on an island right now," Nguyen said. "It's bringing us back to the Stone Age."
From the archive:
To be sure, time marches on.
Yet for many Californians, the looming demise of the "time lady," as she's come to be known, marks the end of a more genteel era, when we all had time to share.
I think a lot of people don't have time to Twitter.
It just takes too long to compose a message with 140 characters, and then you start getting bombarded by a few tweets and it's like, hundreds of characters that you have to read.
There are great benefits to connectedness, but we haven't wrapped our minds around the costs.
Hey, wait a minute, the hacker tourist says to himself, I thought AT&T was the enemy.
Sabotage attacks knock out phone service