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According to this article 
<https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/08/dreamhost-takes-a-beating-after-hosting-racist-daily-stormer/>, 
we might be the collateral damage in an attack on an American alt-right 
website. Apparently the problems should be resolved - the site has been 
jettisoned from Dreamhost, and the attack should be over.


On 2017/08/24 13:46, Billy James Brightraven wrote:
> They crashed Linguifex with the heavy spam (Apache couldn't cope - should
> really investigate YAWS) and the OS just locked up completely as Apache
> went and nommed all the memory and CPU. Barely managed to ssh in and
> restart apache, avoiding host reboot.
>
> Could Dreamhost restart the stuff running *. conlang.org?
>
>
> I'm inclined to believe some botnet recently learnt the word "conlang".
>
> On Aug 24, 2017 21:43, "kechpaja" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> The original message to [log in to unmask] just came through for
>> me. I'm currently connecting through the server in Providence.
>>
>>   - kechpaja -
>>
>> On Thu, Aug 24, 2017 at 03:31:18PM -0400, Eyal Minsky-Fenick wrote:
>>> Fine from here - OSX Sierra, Yale University secure wifi, Chrome.
>>>
>>> On Thu, Aug 24, 2017 at 3:05 PM, Christophe Grandsire-Koevoets <
>>> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Strangely, everything works fine on my side. All 3 sites load properly
>> on
>>>> my phone, and fast at that...
>>>> --
>>>> Christophe Grandsire-Koevoets
>>>> President of the Language Creation Society (http://conlang.org)
>>>>
>>>> Personal Website: http://christophoronomicon.blogspot.com
>>>> Personal Tumblr:  http://christophoronomicon.tumblr.com
>>>>
>>>> Sent from my phone. Sorry for the potential typos and autocorrect
>> errors.
>>>> On Aug 24, 2017 20:22, "Raymond Brown" <[log in to unmask]>
>> wrote:
>>>>> On 24/08/2017 17:43, [log in to unmask] wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> conlang.org seems to load just fine for me, but sources.conlang.org
>> and
>>>>>> dedalvs.conlang.org do not.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I'm connecting from an iPhone using cellular data in Massachusetts.
>>>>>>
>>>>> I find exactly the same - conlang.org is fine but the other two
>> don't
>>>>> download.  I'm using OS Sierra on an iMac in the UK.
>>>>>
>>>>> Ray
>>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Eyal Joseph Minsky-Fenick
>>> [log in to unmask] (personal)
>>> [log in to unmask] (school)
>>> 203-393-1394 (home)
>>> 203-988-2234 (cell)
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>>>