The Times is running a piece this morning by Stuff editor, Toby Shapshak, which sums up rather eloquently the damage Poison Ivy has done to South African telecommunications and the broader economy by her actions and, in most cases, inaction. This passage is particularly poignant:

Now, all the warnings have turned into the mess that analysts, commentators and vocal journalists predicted. Ivy screwed us all.

It’s worth a read.