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FamilyHistory Website-Down - 8 February 2010


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Hi all,

We are sorry for the website issues yesterday.

Unfortunately a large number of "bots" attacked our server - no worries we are all safe - it just caused issues with our server:(

We go to great lengths to protect everyone and the only way as a last resort was to shut the website down for a time. Sorry.

We are currently checking everything over and keeping a sharp eye on the servers stats, to investigate further where these "bots" came from and to take further action to "blacklist" them.

After that, over the coming weeks we will be upgrading and changing the website and forums to make things better for everyone. By the way, if you have any suggestions, please let us know by contacting us

Please bare with us.
Thanks to you all

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