For anyone who recently noticed issues with Twitter on several fronts, you’ll want to read this. I’m not sure if it’s made the rounds on TV news yet but it answered some questions and caused some concern. It’s always blissful until someone slams the door in your face, or cut’s you off on the road, flips you off, etc. No idea why this would happen, but it did. Now we all need to BOTH find ways of keeping these things from happening, within reason, and to prosecute and slam the door on those idiots who do this for fun, revenge, or terrorism.
I received this message from Andrew Badera:
Andrew Badera wrote:
Though I think Computerworld took a slightly more negative spin to my input than my email really conveyed (in) toto, this is a decent look at the Twitter DDoS situation from the perspective of Twitter app developers like myself.
App developers stung by Twitter's DOS woes
Computerworld | August 07, 2009 | 06:04 PM PDT
Developers who built applications for Twitter and generate money from them have been hard-hit by the micro-blogging service's many hours of downtime in the past day, as hackers pummel Twitter with an ongoing denial-of-service attack