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originally posted by: NoRulesAllowed
These latest DDOS attacks and the AdSense fallout are an odd coincidence.
They ARE a coincidence. It's as simple that almost EVERY weekend there is some script-kiddies DDoSing parts of the internet, no reason for a conspiracy here. But of course it becomes a major issue if a webmaster is already suffering from revenue loss (because they got booted from Adsense etc.)...and now must invest into measures to protect their site against DDoS which is added expenses.
originally posted by: Grovit
if you send me one of those monte cristo's i will be your bestest e friend
ive never had one....
but not really
originally posted by: SkepticOverlord
As many members know by now, we've suffered some financial losses as the result of several sustained Distributed Denial of Service attacks (DDoS). These attacks have been at levels well beyond automated mitigation available from our hosting provider, and very expensive to defend. As a result, we've been forced to obtain a short-term loan to cover operations and remain viable.