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Signal Boost: Return of the DDoS

Originally posted by deathpixie at Signal Boost: Return of the DDoS
For those wanting to know more about the recent DDoS attacks, yes, it looks like it was the Russian government trying to shut down the dissidents again.

As I said last time, while it's frustrating not to have access, LJ is a lot more than a social network platform. From the article:

"LiveJournal isn’t just a social network. It’s also a platform for organizing civic action. Dozens of network projects and groups mobilize people to solve specific problems — from defending the rights of political prisoners to saving endangered historic architecture in Moscow."

So while I know many are considering the move over to Dreamwidth and other such sites, supporting LJ is a way we can help support those who use it for more than a writing/roleplaying/social venue.

Also, as a FYI, LJ is giving paid users effected by the outage two weeks of paid time as compensation.

Jul. 16th, 2010

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Jul. 15th, 2010

  • 17:57 Playing through all the Shift games, whee! Beat 1 and 2, now onto 3, then I'll give 4 another shot. XD #
  • 18:37 Onto Shift 4 again! \o/ #
  • 19:40 I don't think I can brain anymore.... it hurts from playing Shift 4 without a guide. ;w; #
  • 21:52 WHOO! Got the Trophy ending on Shift 4 finally. >w< Lots of trial and error on the levels but I got it eventuallyyyyyyy. #
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Jul. 14th, 2010

  • 01:16 My Top 3 Weekly #lastfm artists: Girls Dead Monster (62), 소녀시대 (43) and Lisa Mitchell (27) bit.ly/cgp4Vr #
  • 03:19 ugh, sleepy. But don't wanna go to bed without finishing this picture. #
  • 08:54 Ooh, today's kind of shaping up to be an alright-ish day at least. New event on Pupe and IRC session tonight. >w< #
  • 08:54 And if I'm lucky- I still have a loan for school and and get a job there as well. #
  • 12:00 @Noirsy Summer Festival/Natsu Fesu! Like in that one episode of K-On #
  • 12:19 @no381 6. #
  • 14:13 @cjloser Working there would be awesome, I bet. #
  • 14:16 @cjloser It wouldn't surprise me much, since Jeph doesn't wanna introduce a bunch of new characters and all. #
  • 14:19 @explodedsoda @cjloser Same here. She would keep remaking and remaking so it's the perfect temperature, taste, and everything. #
  • 16:44 "FUCK OFF, IT'S NOT THAT BIG." "that's what she said." #
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Jul. 13th, 2010

  • 09:12 Slowly beginning to think it's pointless to try and fall back to sleep. First the dogs woke me up twice, then my brother. Blurgh. #
  • 13:20 @Renegal .......dood, what the fuck. XD #
  • 16:54 I kind of like GM BATTLER. When he's not being an emo git anyways. This is a veeeery interesting game this go around. #
  • 21:58 5300 tweets. :) Not a milestone, but eh. #
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Jul. 12th, 2010

  • 01:47 @AVBenedetto FUCK YOU AND YOUR SEVEN ELEVEN. :< *can't get a free Slurpee* #
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Jul. 11th, 2010

  • 02:44 @cjloser Anchorman! :D #
  • 18:25 Ahhh, confused. Who the heck's in the room? It can't be any of the cousins or adults because they're in the dining room.... #umineko #
  • 18:35 "But hey, at least I just pop out eggs. :)" "So you give birth to eggs that hatch into little half bidoofs." uh huh, tooottally not bizarre. #
  • 21:38 @LunaAmatista ...her design is badass. XD #
  • 21:52 @LunaAmatista Haha. XD By the way, have you started reading Episode 6 of Umineko yet? The translation patch came out today! #
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Jul. 9th, 2010

  • 03:35 AGH. I'm finally all caught up with The Student Prince and I fucking NEEEEEED the next chapter like. Right now, omfg. #
  • 12:13 Goddammit Barnes and Noble! Why won't you let me check my order status? My damn book should've been here by now even with the holiday! #
  • 13:16 YAY! I got my book from UPS! x3 #
  • 13:21 @Noirsy Scott Pilgrim Versus The World. x3 #
  • 13:23 @Noirsy Yeah. owo #
  • 14:34 So today officially fucking wins at epic life forever. :D :D :D :D #
  • 22:55 "Wifey, come over here and we can pretend it's Titanic! :D" @JJDaco is a horrible husband. XDDD #
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Jul. 8th, 2010

  • 00:03 @AVBenedetto 34 #
  • 00:04 @iamnotvoldemort Is Cedric Diggory still trending? #
  • 00:11 @magicalnathan 18? #
  • 00:14 Okay, because everyone else is doing it- GUESS MY AGE. :3 No using Facebook. <3 #
  • 00:15 @cjloser Yes ma'am, but I'm gonna let the other peeps who follow me keep guessing #
  • 00:28 @cjloser Remind me next time we hangout that I need to bring your book back. I still have Masquerade #
  • 00:29 @iTechnicolor My room. o3o Lemme get the laptopppp. #
  • 00:31 @iTechnicolor Kay. XD What d'you need? #
  • 00:33 @iTechnicolor I don't really know. XD Ask everybody else? #
  • 00:36 @iTechnicolor Up to you. XD #
  • 15:53 @AVBenedetto Fuck off, I like Firefox. <3 #
  • 16:18 Good thing: I got Umineko Ep 6 downloaded for whenever the english patch is ready! Bad thing: I didn't get my book today. :( #
  • 18:15 @iTechnicolor ...that's taking the phrase "Wash your mouth out with soap" a bit too far #
  • 18:16 @iTechnicolor What the fuck. owo;; #
  • 18:19 @iTechnicolor Yeaaah. XDD #
  • 18:26 @JJDaco I don't eat soap, kthx. :P #
  • 19:37 What the fuck, Twitter. XD Why is Psychic Octopus a trending topic? #
  • 23:29 @RoySalad You just have to pay to get your looks back in order after the genderbend. XD #
  • 23:49 @no381 An epically stupid shithead. owo #
  • 23:52 @no381 I agree with what Shu said, though. xDD FIND IT, 300 BUCKS IS A LOT. #
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Jul. 7th, 2010

  • 00:08 Yay Whose Line. :D #
  • 00:09 @AVBenedetto I haven't seen this one in a long time. XD #
  • 00:32 @AVBenedetto I can tell already. XDDDD #
  • 00:47 @AVBenedetto Colin has the best fails. XDDD #
  • 00:57 @AVBenedetto All the penis talk? :P #
  • 03:32 Movie + Chelsea Lately finished, sleeptimes now. <3 Hopefully will have net again tomorrow. #
  • 13:47 @Noirsy It's back, I just haven't gotten online yet. XD #
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