January 27, 2011
Personal website of Adil Toyganbayev was subjected to strong DDOS-attack This DDOS-attack was caused by severe critisism of referendum
On January 27, 2011 a editor of personal website of Adil Togunbayev www.toiganbayev.kz Elena Ovchinnikova has applied for International Foundation for Protection of Freedom of Speech "Adil Soz". She has said that the website was blocked by DDOS-attacks at 18.30. p.m. on January 26, 2011. At about 23.30. p.m. the website has been functioned partially; the main page was opened. Nevertheless, the website functioned in limited regime on January 27, 2011.
Owner and administrator of the website thought that this attack was caused by placement of open letter of Adil Toyganbayev to the publcity of the Republic of Kazakhstan. There was a severe critisism of idea of referendum, related to extension of presidential powers (http://toiganbayev.kz/index.php?newsid=200).
Representatives of International Foundation for Protection of Freedom of Speech "Adil Soz" have made an official letter, which was sent to ministry of communication and information, general prosecutor's office and website provider. They asked to clear up a situation and restore the infringed rights of Internet-users.