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The main forum is down again.

Post by vaporwork » Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:04 pm

USA, UTC-6, Unable to access the main forum forum.cheatengine.org, www.cheatengine.org is down, too.

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Re: The main forum is down again.

Post by STN » Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:23 pm

Dark Byte's host probably shut him down again for 24 hours. He said his host does that when he gets ddosed.
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Post by predprey » Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:31 pm

So far we only know the infringement notice is real. But that does not explain the DDOSing. I really wonder who is behind it as someone already said DDOSing doesn't fit with ESA's modus operandi.

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Re: The main forum is down again.

Post by vaporwork » Thu Mar 02, 2017 11:10 pm

predprey wrote:
Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:31 pm
So far we only know the infringement notice is real. But that does not explain the DDOSing. I really wonder who is behind it as someone already said DDOSing doesn't fit with ESA's modus operandi.
Real? An email or two has no legal effect. No paper with signatures on? There's no proof that such notice ever exists. If DB wants, he can actually dismiss this "notice" altogether with no legal consequence. The only way to demonstrate its authenticity is a proper notice on paper with signatures following the emailed version. Even if it's real DB can contact the client firms (Bethesda,Blizzard, Geartbox etc.) directly and ask if they did give ESA authorization to send this notice/which content on CE table subforum violated their rights. Only the confirmation of both by the client firms themselves necessitate DB's compliance, otherwise he can simply demand ESA withdraw the notice and eat shit if he wants to.

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Post by Daijobu » Thu Mar 02, 2017 11:15 pm

Well this is jolly.

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Re: The main forum is down again.

Post by vaporwork » Thu Mar 02, 2017 11:22 pm

STN wrote:
Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:23 pm
Dark Byte's host probably shut him down again for 24 hours. He said his host does that when he gets ddosed.
Well it's even more fishy. Now I highly suspect the entire thing is a scam.

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Re: The main forum is down again.

Post by Akuma » Thu Mar 02, 2017 11:36 pm

So how long is this shit gonna go on for.

I really wonder whats going on here with attacks. Way to much is happening. :(
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Post by Darkedone02 » Thu Mar 02, 2017 11:44 pm

Akuma wrote:
Thu Mar 02, 2017 11:36 pm
So how long is this shit gonna go on for.

I really wonder whats going on here with attacks. Way to much is happening. :(
We are under attack by assholes who want to DDoS our website for whatever fucking reason we yet don't know.

It's a troll that going to keep on doing it till DB get off his ass and installed cloudflare onto his forums (pardon my language). Once he done that, we basically have a better protection against DDoS for now.

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Post by Rin » Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:22 am

Welp, I was searching the mod section this morning to see what was up with the downtime.... now its down again ._.

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Re: The main forum is down again.

Post by sasatefa2009 » Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:28 am

vaporwork wrote:
Thu Mar 02, 2017 11:10 pm
Real? An email or two has no legal effect. No paper with signatures on? There's no proof that such notice ever exists. If DB wants, he can actually dismiss this "notice" altogether with no legal consequence. The only way to demonstrate its authenticity is a proper notice on paper with signatures following the emailed version. Even if it's real DB can contact the client firms (Bethesda,Blizzard, Geartbox etc.) directly and ask if they did give ESA authorization to send this notice/which content on CE table subforum violated their rights. Only the confirmation of both by the client firms themselves necessitate DB's compliance, otherwise he can simply demand ESA withdraw the notice and eat shit if he wants to.
i agree with you.

if the case was ddos, i think that's easy to encounter through the site setting (i've read something like that before) or maybe any ddos protection service like cloudflare, etc..
also i doubt that it's because of ddos. who would ddos cheatengine ??!

Darkbyte, why don't you try Namecheap ? i've dealt with them before. the best web hosting ever.

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Re: The main forum is down again.

Post by seacactus » Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:47 am

i thik this maybe just some buisnises manuver
you know from similiar site but you must pay to using them
cheat engine over it free so that site not to popular
so in order incresses their income "them" shut down our site

thats just my theory.......


(Sorry for bad english)

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Re: The main forum is down again.

Post by Renz » Fri Mar 03, 2017 3:42 am

So do you all know that forum.cheatengine.com now redirects here?

What does this mean? Is Dark Byte just shifting forum responsibility here?
reddit.com/r/cheatengine

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Re: The main forum is down again.

Post by ++METHOS » Fri Mar 03, 2017 3:51 am

CEF is being redirected here, temporarily, due to DDoS attacks. See here.

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Re: The main forum is down again.

Post by p0xus » Fri Mar 03, 2017 4:23 am

At least we have a way of communicating with each other. There's a lot to be said about that.

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Re: The main forum is down again.

Post by bloodfayte » Fri Mar 03, 2017 6:51 am

I do hope things work out in DB's favor, I owe him and all you guyz a huge debt of gratitude. You all have helped me so much in learning and expanding my knowledge in this area. I can't thank you all enough.

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