F.B.I. Seizes Web Servers, Knocking Sites Offline

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  1. dawg

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    CNET
    June 22, 2011 The FBI seized Web-hosting servers from a data facility today, causing a number of sites to go down or transfer operations to other facilities.
    Agents confiscated three racks of blade servers from a Maryland facility run by DigitalOne, the Switzerland-based hosting company said. DigitalOne’s site, as well as real estate blog Curbed and restaurant blog Eater–two sites affected by the outage, according to The New York Times–were inaccessible this afternoon.
    Another site, bookmarking site Pinboard, was also affected by the server confiscation but had transferred some pages to a backup server, the site said in a status update:
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  2. ChuckZ

    ChuckZ You're so pusillanimous, oh yea.

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    We have servers like that in our Data Center.
     
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    Dear god I hope we're not next
     
  4. Doug Masters

    Doug Masters ok

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