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skipaway
05-09-2012, 04:19 PM
Very interesting. I've been trying to access the Decorah Eagle site and it's down. So I googled ;) Is Ustream down and got this:

Under Attack (http://gigaom.com/video/ustream-down-bambuser-ddos/)


Ustream issued the following statement via Twitter:


“News Alert: #Ustream is inaccessible due to a large scale DDOS attack targeting Russian opposition channels on Ustream.”

DDOS attacks are regularly used to suppress opposing views and critical citizen journalism, but these attacks tend to be directed against smaller blogs or dedicated opposition websites. Bambuser told us that this marks the first time its site has been victim of a DDOS attack

Makes me wonder what's going on in Russia.

genevieve
05-09-2012, 04:36 PM
what is Ustream?

skipaway
05-09-2012, 04:52 PM
It's a live streaming service that people or organizations use. The Decorah Eagle cam uses Ustream to live stream its nest cam where you can watch a eagle pair raising its chicks.
It's similar to you tube.

mkats
05-09-2012, 08:21 PM
Didn't this happen to livejournal a few months ago, DDOS regarding something going on in Russia?

Lara
05-09-2012, 08:32 PM
It's a live streaming service that people or organizations use. The Decorah Eagle cam uses Ustream to live stream its nest cam where you can watch a eagle pair raising its chicks.
It's similar to you tube.

Also commonly used in video podcasts. And for live Skate Canada events not blocked by the major networks. :)