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29 July 2011 @ 11:00 am
It's back!  
This is the first time I've been able to get on to my account in a week! I've occaisionally been able to read specific journals if I don't log in but this is the first time I can see my lovely flist or my own posts. It's so nice to see everyone!

Still. However annoying this is, I'm not going to leave lj over it, because in a small way, just by staying here we're all sticking up for free speech - and that makes me happy.

(I also got a fair amount of writing done in the downtime, although still nowhere near as much as I wanted :)
 
 
 
prochytesprochytes on July 29th, 2011 12:40 pm (UTC)
Amen to all that. I was quite lucky in just managing to post my latest thing before the storm broke.

I concur whole-heartedly with your stance on sticking with LJ. Seethed somewhat when I saw someone bitching on a comm about (it would appear) how inconsiderate it was of LJ to allow itself to fall victim to a crippling DDoS attack. *sigh*

Valderys: Eamesvalderys on August 1st, 2011 01:55 pm (UTC)
Luckily it's come back just in time for me to post mine before the end of the month! But only just, I had some trouble editing it afterwards... There still seems to be a few outages etc.

I wish there was something we could do to be vigilant or to help regarding these DDoS attacks, but afaik there isn't :(

Edited at 2011-08-01 01:56 pm (UTC)
archaeologist_darchaeologist_d on July 29th, 2011 02:08 pm (UTC)
I got some writing done, too. Oh, LJ.
Valderys: Merlin - Arthur's guardian angelvalderys on August 1st, 2011 01:57 pm (UTC)
I wish we could help in a more concrete way than just not giving up on them though...
archaeologist_d: Merlin Arthur For the love of Camelotarchaeologist_d on August 1st, 2011 05:08 pm (UTC)
I'm not giving up on them but they've had this problem before and they really should come up with some kind of counter-attack for next time.
Lokiloki_dip on July 29th, 2011 08:20 pm (UTC)
*clings to LJ*

Glad you're not leaving LJ either. :) And yes, it's incredible how much it means to parts of Russia.
Valderys: Merlin - swordyvalderys on August 1st, 2011 01:59 pm (UTC)
It's nice to know a company, who for the most part makes incredibly bad decisions, has managed to garner such a worthwhile purpose almost in spite of itself.
Lokiloki_dip on August 2nd, 2011 07:13 pm (UTC)
This is true. :) And for that I am happy to support it.