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Russian Parliamentary Election Marred by DDoS Campaign

Yesterday was election day in Russia, and the occasion brought with it a coordinated campaign reportedly designed to silence some specific groups. A report from GlobalVoices.org details a massive wave of DDoS attacks against blogging platforms, election watchdog Websites, and various independent sources of media and content aggregation in the days leading up to the elections. In harmony with these relatively new methods of silencing dissent, a number of opposition voices were arrested in classic fashion as well.

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