birdsofshore: (sad)
[personal profile] birdsofshore
It's confirmed that the LJ servers have moved to Moscow. Which explains that long outage last week...

http://rahirah.livejournal.com/695706.html

I'm finding it hard to process all the ramifications of this at the moment, so I don't have answers, but I wanted to pass on the information.

Date: 2016-12-31 03:09 am (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
Well. Fuck.

Setting up Dreamwidth now...

They stole the US election now they are getting their hands on this???

Date: 2016-12-30 11:01 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] brunettepet.livejournal.com
It's terrible news.

Date: 2016-12-30 11:01 pm (UTC)
nia_kantorka: (festive season)
From: [personal profile] nia_kantorka
Oh shit. I do love my LJ, but don't want it deleted or blocked or whatever because of its content. Not that another page to tend to is on my wish list for 2017. Don't know what to do now.

Date: 2016-12-30 11:05 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] afrozenflowerr.livejournal.com
Yikes. :/ I have been using DW on and off, but it isn't as active as LJ.
I guess it is time to back up everything, just in case.

Date: 2016-12-30 11:19 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] carpemermaid.livejournal.com
Oh no D: D: D:!!!! That's so disheartening, since I think LJ is way better for interacting than Tumblr. Fingers crossed this doesn't affect non-Russian users.

Date: 2016-12-30 11:19 pm (UTC)
lightofdaye: (Default)
From: [personal profile] lightofdaye
I'm kind of sceptical that this will be a big deal for english users. Or perhaps in denial. It's still run by the same people as before after all.

We shall have to see what comes.

Date: 2016-12-31 01:07 am (UTC)
torino10154: Cropped Hufflepuff crest (Voyeur)
From: [personal profile] torino10154
I'm with you.

Date: 2016-12-30 11:35 pm (UTC)
firethesound: (Dr Who chucks)
From: [personal profile] firethesound
Yikes. Crossing my fingers that nothing really changes, but this motivated me to finally back up my stuff to Dreamwidth. Thanks for signal boosting, I hadn't heard anything about this. :(

Date: 2016-12-30 11:49 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sapphoatsunset.livejournal.com
Oof... thanks for the boost! And I was just about to come back to LJ... It's hard to track everyone down DW...

Date: 2016-12-31 03:00 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kerrilee75.livejournal.com

Well that makes sense now. I tried to access LJ from work the other day on my lunch and it got blocked bc of the Russia issue. What a bummer.

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