Wednesday, June 27

Time for another Spartacus.

Ivory Bill Woodpecker wrote to say:

Off topic--Shakesville is down. I e-mailed Melissa and learned it's a denial-of-service attack.

If we, the sane, ever regain control of the government, we need to turn some of its resources [Carnivore, maybe?] to finding these cyber-crooks. If some of these digital storm-troopers were frog-marched out of their parents' basements on national TV, prosecuted, and convicted, I reckon the incidence of such attacks would decline steeply.

Meanwhile, could it be time for "I am Spartacus" again?


Yup.

14 comments:

  1. just let me know!

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  2. I am Spartacus.

    We are the mammals.

    Our enemies are the dinosaurs.

    Their own folly and corruption have summoned the asteroid.

    Judgement Day is coming for the [Un]American Conservative Movement.

    Selah.

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  3. Ann Coulter advocates KILLING a presidential candidate and gets MORE air time.

    And Shakesville gets this? Does anyone know how this happened?

    Sign me up.

    I am F%$#ing Spartcus!

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  4. Huh. I thought it was my decrepit computer acting up. Thanks, BG. Ready for action.

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  5. Thanks, Blue Gal.

    And Shakesville gets this? Does anyone know how this happened?

    We've been down since last Thursday from a sustained denial of service attack. It's been going on for months, but it peaked last week.

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  6. ¡Me llamo Spartacus! ...y tambien yo tengo una sugerencia.

    ¿Could overt-amplification, say through blog-swarms, render DDOS's meaningless?

    ¿eh?

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  7. Anyone aware of DOS attacks mounted by "The Left" against hate-mongering reicht-wing pukefest blogs, or are we all just into that damned First Amendment or something???

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  8. ...Oh, and BTW - I'm Minicus!

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  9. I'm with QD on this ... there is no justice in this world when AC can get on Good Morning America and Melissa is trying to get back online. I've posted a message about this at Yikes!

    BAC

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  10. always interested11:56 PM

    I am Spartacus,then and now.

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