THAILAND: Single gateway protest halts government websites

Internet users Wednesday night protested the plans for a single gateway by attacking and bringing down the main websites of the prime minister, the Defence Ministry and the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology.

Communications experts said “denial of service” attacks flooded the three sites, effectively making them impossible to access.

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But whereas normal attacks are carried out by a program or bot, Wednesday night’s protest was carried out by thousands of online users.

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About Antoni Uni

I am born in Haarlem, the Netherlands, and went to Spain, l'Escala - Costabrava, in 1988. After 15 years I made a mistake and went travelling in S.E. Asia. and in 2005 I dropped down in Bangkok where I still live. Mijn website met foto's is: http://www.antoniuniphotography.com/
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