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The encyclopedic Marxists Internet Archive is in trouble:


In early November we came under sustained denial of service attack from Internet hosts in China attempting to exploit a misconfiguration in our server's operating system. The nature and origin of the attack, our previous history with the PRC, and the experience of others suggest that this maybe politically motivated and directed by the Chinese government. Protecting ourselves necessitated rebuilding part of the kernel and rebooting the system remotely. The failure of the system to properly boot into the new kernel caused a prolonged outage as we scrambled to find someone with the necessary access to get the system back into the previous configuration. More...

Readers Comments

  1. If you want to know more about the MIA, you might be interested in this interview that I conducted with some of the volunteers behind the project about the MIA, it's aims and ambitions.

    http://www.isj.org.uk/index.php4?id=61

    http://resoluterader.blogspot.com

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