October 16, 2003

We're Back

Charles Johnson says Hosting Matters was subject to a massive denial of service attack Thursday night that was targetted against a specific site. (Not his.) This blog was down for hours. Most of the blogs on my blogroll were down for hours.

Someone wants somebody to shut up. But no! We're back. Nice try, punk.

UPDATE: Well, well. Glenn Reynolds says the attacks on the blogosphere last night came from Al Qaeda-affiliated sites. The primary target was Aaron Weisburd’s Internet Haganah. His site is still down as of this posting, but you can read what he has to say about it here.

Posted by Michael J. Totten at October 16, 2003 10:25 PM
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