Y2K: Still Waiting

Never mind computers going screwy when Jan. 1, 2000, comes. Prognosticators started malfunctioning a long time ago. Last week alone, a government report warned us to stockpile food and prepare for the worst while a U.N. agency claimed everything is rosy. Below, some of the more confusing conflicts in Y2K advice, all given by respected Y2K figures. (What the loonies say would fill several volumes.)


TELEPHONE: The millennium bug will not disrupt world phone service (International Telecommunications Union)

FOOD: There's no need to go around stockpiling and buying large quantities of food (Senator Christopher Dodd on PBS's Newshour)


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