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Ukraine: Election Monitors’ Websites Under DDoS Attack

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Ukraine, Citizen Media, Elections, Freedom of Speech, Law, Politics, Technology

Ukrainian domestic election monitoring organizations and projects using crowdsourcing for mapping election violations (see GV post [1]) reported [2] [uk] being DDoS-ed on the day of the vote:

[…] web-sites of election monitoring organizations are experiencing DDos attacks. Maidan [3], OPORA [4], ElectUa. [5]

Watcher.com.ua wrote [6] [uk] that websites of opposition parties Frontzmin.ua [7] [uk], Tymoshenko.ua [8] [uk] and grytsenko.com.ua [9] [uk] were also down due to a DDos attack.