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Georgian Blogger Asks Russia For Probe

Last week Twitter, Facebook, Blogger, LiveJournal and YouTube were all targeted in a denial of service attack or a DDoS. While YouTube and Blogger manage to keep things under control and running relatively smoothly, Twitter Facebook and LiveJournal had difficulty staying online. It was later reported that the whole thing had been an attack targeting one specific blogger from Georgia.

Now, that blogger, going by the name of Cyxymu, has asked Russian President Dmitry Medvedev to hold an inquiry. According to the BBC, Cyxymu, whose real name is Georgy, sent an open letter to Dmitry Medvedev asking him to find the people responsible for the attacks and punish them. "Your special services are able to trace the persons involved in this case and organisers of this attack," wrote Geogry. "And your court, the most humane court in the world, is able to find and punish them. "

The BBC reports that the pro-Georgian blogger's claims that the attack on him for was state-endorsed have been met with criticism from security experts. Georgy says he was targeted for "telling the truth about the Russia-Georgia war."

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