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C-SPAN Investigation Concludes That 10 Minute RT Interruption Was Not Caused By a Hack

twitter_cspan_icon_400x400Last Thursday, C-Span’s online feed was interrupted for approximately 10 minutes, as the feed for Russia Today aired in its place. Now, the network believes it knows why.

This was what C-Span viewers saw at 2:30 p.m. ET last Thursday:

Following an investigation, the public affairs network has apparently concluded that the interruption was the not the result of a hack, but rather a technical snafu.

Erik Wemple of the Washington Post reports that C-Span is chalking up the glitch to a “routing error.”

This outcome confirms what the network believed happened from the outset.

C-Span’s television broadcast was not impacted by the error.

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