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Social Media Outages Tied To Russian-Georgian Animosity

The reason for – if not the exact source of – yesterday’s attacks on Twitter, Facebook, and other social media sites seem to have been determined.  Multiple experts have indicated that accounts belonging to a Georgian blogger were the actual targets.

This involves not the American state, mind you, but the small country that Russia fought using both tanks and hackers.  And today actually marks the first anniversary of the start of that conflict.