Y2K
Talking Point
 
In Bugtown UK, you can learn what seems likely to happen in the UK on 1 January, 2000. Will the lights go out, the phones go quiet and the taps dry up? Or will it be something of a damp squib?

To find out, click on the relevant part of Bugtown.

You can also express your opinion on our Y2K Talking Point.

This site also contains information about other countries, focusing on one particular aspect of the Y2K problem they face, but which also exists elsewhere in the world.

And if you just want to know what on earth Y2K actually is, click on the above links to other parts of the BBC where all will be revealed.


 Compliances Rate 85% (Gartner)
 Gartner Infastructure Problem
 Estimates:
 Distribution  Impact
 Power  Isolated  Minor
 Phones  Isolated  Minor
 Gas  Isolated  Minor
 Air  Isolated  Moderate
 Oil  Isolated  Moderate
 Food  Isolated  Minor
 Water  Isolated  Minor
 Govt  Moderate  Moderate
 Banks  Isolated  Minor
 Unrest  Isolated  Minor
 Trade  Isolated  Severe
Air | Banks | Broadcasting | Defence | Electrical Goods | Electricity | Fire & Rescue | Gas | Government | Health | Computers | Police | Post | Rail | Roads | Sea | Food & Retail | Telecoms | Water
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