January 12th, 2017
Viewers of Maxine Waters’s speech on Securities & Exchange Commission regulation were instead shown a segment from RT (Russia Today). CSPAN indicated in a tweet shown below it was due to a suspected internal routing error and not Hacking; however, the Tweet also indicated the investigation was ongoing.
Statement from C-SPAN about January 12 Online Signal Interruption pic.twitter.com/dlkSOntJgz
— CSPAN (@cspan) January 13, 2017
— CSPAN (@cspan) January 12, 2017
Here’s the moment Russia Today took over the C-SPAN1 feed. Unclear what happened. RT aired for about ten minutes before C-SPAN1 came back. pic.twitter.com/mhWVgCoFxF
— Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) January 12, 2017