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The Week in WikiLeaks

Internet infrastructure has made headlines during the controversies surrounding the Wikileaks web site and subsequent DDoS attacks attributed to Anonymous. Here’s a roundup of some of the best analysis from around the web. Read More

Tumblr Back After A Day Offline

The microblogging service Tumblr came back online late Monday after approximately 24 hours of downtime. The problems started during a scheduled maintenance window, in which a database cluster failed. Read More

Technical Details of Facebook Outage

Facebook was offline for more than two hours today after a configuration change created a feedback loop that overwhelmed a database cluster. The only way to fix the problem was to take the web site offline. Read More

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