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Is NY IndyMedia website overloaded or hacked?

I've been unable to connect to the NY IMC website for the last few hours.
I've been watching it the last few days consistently and now it appears to be down. Does anyone know if this is due to heavy traffic or if it has been hacked?
Loaded fine 01.Sep.2004 18:30

Eltear eltearpdx(no spam) @ netscape.net

I accessed the site just fine - perhaps it is a problem with your server? I too have been a bit obsessive compulsive about keeping an eye on NY action. Solidarity ... at a distance.

working fine for me all day 01.Sep.2004 18:31

techie

I think they're using a bunch of servers, possibly 1 is down. If you're using windows try going to start - run and enter this command:

ipconfig /flushdns

That should move you to a different server.

seconded 01.Sep.2004 18:42

we the people

I know nothing about the current issue. Though I noticed similar huge delays or lags in anything appearing several days ago when posting/commenting. It came up though.

thanks techie 01.Sep.2004 18:48

msd

That worked. I can access it again. I imagine the traffic on their site is heavy these days - maybe temporary overloads.

racism 01.Sep.2004 20:56

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= im posting this here because none of my anti rascist comments have published for some reason.people mostly ''white'' refuse to believe racial danger to african genetic man in usa.you dont have to be very dark.people are suspicious.humans are naturally curious, and when appearance comes into play it gets dangerous.all people have problems to deal with black or white,but when you add race ,the one thing we cant control, then you have an extra energy burden to deal with.whites dont realize what you deal with.even a teen age girl wrote a letter to a teen fashion magazine saying ''you dont understand what black and mixed race people go through''.that the key phrase to me.what we GO THROUGH.you just dont understand.having to always watch your environment and plan ways to deal with daily assaults.all were saying is tom at least understand when we dont act like you think we should at times.were not saying feel sorry for us.some make that ''your a crybaby'' comment to us.no we are not crybabys,we just dont want to e attacked and have to run away or possibly evev hurt somebody.SEE WHAT I MEAN.we dont WANT ''violence''.it not just whining and complaining.we dont want to get in trouble for hurtong someone.and WE DONT LIKE TO FIGHT.despite thje stereotype of the uppity TOUGH ''black man''.i dont have to tell my black friends.just whites have trouble LISTENING.