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ITU conference hit by temporary network outage

Thursday 6 December 2012 | 14:54 CET | News
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The ITU reported that communication with one of its websites was interrupted on the afternoon of 5 December, disrupting a meeting of Working Group 1 of Committee 5, the substantive working committee of the WCIT-12 conference. Some hacker groups are claiming responsibility for the network outage, according to the organisation. Network traffic was redirected to a backup website hosted elsewhere as a contingency measure. Normal operations were restored after two hours. Further technical measures were put in place on 6 December to ensure that the paperless conference's online system continues to

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