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Dadaas Balada · 29 July 2016 - 12:15
· · Chrome 51.0 on Windows

Same here, is it down?

Steve Bowden · 20 June 2016 - 05:17
· · Firefox 47.0 on Android

Yep.. Slow loading pages still or not at all...

Jeffrey Vickery · 20 June 2016 - 01:04
· · Chrome 51.0 on Windows

Very slow, pages taking minutes to load, while other sites load at normal speeds.

Tracy Lupejkis · 20 June 2016 - 00:57
· · Chrome 39.0 on Windows

Ya, it is barely functioning. No matter what this site says.

Charlie Speirs · 20 June 2016 - 00:51
· · Safari 9.0 on iPhone

Yeah mate. Been like this for a while now. :(

Lucas Darathy · 20 June 2016 - 00:43
· · Firefox 47.0 on Windows

Taking forever to load, yeah. :/

Charlie Speirs · 20 June 2016 - 00:38
· · Safari 9.0 on iPhone


Charlie Speirs · 12 March 2016 - 03:41
· · Safari 9.0 on iPhone

Hi Lucas...

Patiently waiting I see.

Lucas Darathy · 12 March 2016 - 03:35
· · Firefox 44.0 on Windows

Hey, Charlie. :)

And yeah, ATS is still down. :/

Charlie Speirs · 12 March 2016 - 02:39
· · Safari 9.0 on iPhone

Hot garbage!!!

Jason Mishik · 11 March 2016 - 23:35
· · Chrome 48.0 on Android

...and down again

Charlie Speirs · 1 December 2015 - 23:12
· · Safari 8.0 on iPhone

I'd just pressed send on a thread as well.

Randy Shores · 1 December 2015 - 23:07
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Ha Ha Charlies jones'n! :)

Charlie Speirs · 1 December 2015 - 22:45
· · Safari 8.0 on iPhone

Useless piece of shit server

Race Baker · 23 October 2015 - 04:12
· · Android Browser 4.0 on Android

Can't access the site at all with my cell phone. It was fine earlier. Won't even load now.

Bob Smith · 23 October 2015 - 02:12
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

They get attacked a lot too via DDoS.

Jason Mishik · 23 October 2015 - 01:49
· · Chrome 46.0 on Android

They're down more frequently since asking for donations which is ironic because the donations go toward preventing the site from going down.

Sandra Knight · 23 October 2015 - 01:06
· · Chrome 42.0 on Windows


Peter Slater · 1 October 2013 - 05:50
United Kingdom · Virgin Media

im in the uk i dont get 503 i just get chrome cannot connect try reloading

Donna Testa Sujkowski · 1 October 2013 - 04:08
United States · PenTeleData

Okay here we go again why is it most every time it's a issue day like North Korea 9/11 or a shut down of the government like we have today ATS has a problem ? I know there were supposed to be some type of CME for the 1st and the 2nd ... who knows

Elizabeth Petillo · 1 October 2013 - 03:45
United States · Comcast Cable

Syrian Electronic Army Hits... I'm thinking ATS was on their list - http://inagist.com/all/376027786021855232/

Arvin Dela Torre · 1 October 2013 - 03:24
Philippines · Philippine Long Distance Telephone

Seems that it was attacked. twitter.com/AboveTopSecret/status/384967827163058176

Eric Rodgers · 1 October 2013 - 02:20
United States · CenturyLink

Its down on Oct 1st. Is this part of the Syrian Electronic Army's OpBlackout?

Philip Ware · 1 October 2013 - 02:03
United Kingdom · Sky Broadband

im not the only one then. and thanks to Springer for letting us know whats happening.

Elizabeth Petillo · 11 September 2013 - 08:41
United States · Comcast Cable

Sept 11.. mid morning... can't get on. 9/11 attack... or just too much use because it's a big conspiracy day... or the new system? I dunno...

John Phoenix · 29 July 2013 - 16:54
United States · BellSouth.net

This Sucks. I always freak when ATS goes down because they do get attacked a lot. They do have multiple redundancies in place. I just wonder sometimes if the Government itself has a hand in attacking ATS. Hope it's back up soon.

Mrian Bain · 16 April 2013 - 22:06
United States · Comcast Cable

Boooooo ATS is down! BOOOOO! Hope all is ok. All love to the three Amigos!

Ats Downtime · 8 April 2013 - 20:53
United States · Metalink Technologies

Join us on FB at our hideaway. Search for Ats downtime. Its going to be okay. Oh... and we have cookies.

Richard Henley · 8 April 2013 - 20:52
United Kingdom · University of York

It's down again. If we follow what happened the last time, that usually means that a big event is happening or will happen.

Todd Smoke · 4 April 2013 - 08:11
United States · AT&T U-verse

weird, cant get it on my computer at work but I can get it on my phone, OC, Ca

Robert Thomas Cornelius · 4 April 2013 - 07:24
United States · Comcast Business Communications

Was there something to be learned by looking into Sandy Hook? The site certainly left enough absolutely crazy speculation happen on 9/11, but SH stuff was shut down when people asked real questions.

Sean Roberts · 4 April 2013 - 05:46
United Kingdom · TalkTalk

@debbie little. I am in London, England, so that could be why I cant log in yet.

Robert Wilson · 4 April 2013 - 05:19
United States · Time Warner Cable

Seems Captain Oblivious mentioned that this would happen two months ago after constant banning for posting Sandy Hook threads. I think it's hilarious that the plebe IT retards Mr. Springer has working for him have about as much knowledge on DDOS attacks as I do with rocket science. Perhaps Mr. Springer should quit playing both sides of the fence...meaning his wife has worked for a big government defence contractor for YEARS. Its about time someone showed the tool shed playing both sides has consequences.

Sean Roberts · 4 April 2013 - 03:56
United Kingdom · TalkTalk

wow! Still down! Massive attack has/is taking place by the looks of it according to Thomas! Anyways... I'll try again later!

Thomas Hoffmann · 4 April 2013 - 03:32
Germany · Unitymedia

SO said: "We have received some reliable information that a few people who were banned from here and GodLikeProductions.com for improper posting related to Sandy Hook were involved in the attack, and apparently are still focused on another round."

Thomas Hoffmann · 4 April 2013 - 00:03
Germany · Unitymedia

Still down in Germany. BTW, thanks for ur Input here Springer and please be very patient with JustChris and perhaps some others. THX Peace

Springer Abovetopsecret · 3 April 2013 - 21:31
United States · Cox Communications

By the way, it was NOT the Government (at least we don't think it was) that crashed the site, seems to have been a snafu with the servers. ;)

Springer Abovetopsecret · 3 April 2013 - 21:29
United States · Cox Communications

Hi peeps, this is Springer (in case you missed the FB username :P )...

The site should be coming back for those who haven't been there in the past 24 hours very soon. We really want to THANK everyone for being concerned and checking up on us, really, it's encouraging.

Nicholas Hughes · 3 April 2013 - 20:24
Canada · Telus Communications

Isn't this the same thing that happened to GLP and a few other websites like a week ago? People are going to think it was the government LOL

Robert Anzalone · 3 April 2013 - 19:33
United States · Comcast Cable

So its not just me unable to get on ATS. Now what to do... Guess I'll go play with the wife

Daryllyn Schmucker · 3 April 2013 - 18:55
United States · Metalink Technologies

@Lori- the timing was interesting and rumor has it that the attack was about 10x worse than what they have experienced in the past. So, someone isn't too happy with us. I have been here (and then eventually FB) since it went down.

Lori Inglis · 3 April 2013 - 18:52
United States · AT&T Services

@ Daryllyn, I recognized your pic from your ATS avatar... but yes, it is nice to put a face to the posts. Funny how I'm going through ATS withdrawal. My husband's a computer geek, and after ATS went down this morning he tried to ping the site, and got as far out here as the Dallas area, and after that, no response. After many hours with no luck, I knew something bad had happened to the site. Strange time for ATS to be hit...

Daryllyn Schmucker · 3 April 2013 - 18:35
United States · Metalink Technologies

Thread posted by Skeptic Overlord accessed via canadian proxy:

About 5-6 hours ago, an incredibly serious distributed denial of service attack began that forced our service provider, SoftLayer, to place a "null" value on the routing of our domain -- this was to protect their network from collateral damage caused by the attack.

We are limping back to life. Some users in some areas may not get ATS again for a few more hours.

Invar Iance · 3 April 2013 - 18:28
Canada · TekSavvy Solutions

Got in on a Canadian proxy when my server is in Toronto! This is way TOO weird!!!

Loller Copter · 3 April 2013 - 18:27
Canada · Neutral Data Centers

if they admit it on there twitter... that they are being ddos'd... lol maybe AOTS is really rigged eh? i figured it always was. rigged as in...you know... monitored... ok Now for sure i am out lol damnit im turning off my system Goodbye lol

Invar Iance · 3 April 2013 - 18:26
Canada · TekSavvy Solutions

I AM in Canada and it no workie for me, I shall try the proxy... no stars and flags here, too bad we didn't even have a LIKE button :(

Christopher Prime · 3 April 2013 - 18:19
Canada · Telus Mobility

100 Gbps is definitely a major DoS attack. Just a few days ago, there was a record-breaking 300 Gbps flood of Spamhaus. Someone means business.

Lori Inglis · 3 April 2013 - 18:13
United States · AT&T Services

Hi y'all... I figured I pissed off TPTB with my latest thread on ATS, but upon reading the comments here, and finding out that GLP is also down, my conspiracy radar is going off big time!

Jon McIndoe · 3 April 2013 - 18:12
Australia · Telstra Internet

@michael - Yes, according to ATS on twitter
"AboveTopSecret.com is experiencing a very serious denial of service attack right now. We're doing what we can to mitigate it and return."

Michael Hollingsworth · 3 April 2013 - 18:09
United States · Windstream Communications

I just found out from another site that ATS is under a DOS attack. They are getting flooded with a 100 GB/S attack. Seems to be coming from more than one place.

Mitchell Kirby · 3 April 2013 - 17:59
United States · AT&T U-verse

I'm not sure if this has been pointed out, but i just realized i can get on the mobile site.

Although that doesn't really help because the mobile site sucks.

Anna Kiely · 3 April 2013 - 17:54
United Kingdom · Virgin Media

@Daryllyn, I used that Canadian proxy server from the UK. Managed to locate ATS's website but the pages just won't load :(

Loller Copter · 3 April 2013 - 17:53
Canada · Neutral Data Centers

sorry for being rude. sometimes i let my inner nerd rage take over. its a bad habbit. sorry all. though this site indicates its down, kinda makes you wonder ya know. the server to "isitdownrightnow" must be located in the usa. well hope my advice helps. one can only speculate when all of the underground is down. maybe someone is testing something similar to what china has "the great wall of china" in terms in internet filtering. that or a usa hub down. who knows. im not digging to deep tho. probably just nothing. i am getting ahead of my self. cheers all. im out.

Anna Kiely · 3 April 2013 - 17:47
United Kingdom · Virgin Media

@Loller, it's not just the US. I'm in the UK and ATS & GLP are both down. Other smaller sites are still up though.

Daryllyn Schmucker · 3 April 2013 - 17:47
United States · Metalink Technologies

omg people just go to http://www.canadaproxy.org/ to access AOTS noobs. omg

A bit rude in the approach, but, you can totally access ATS through the proxy.

Colin Snyder · 3 April 2013 - 17:43
United States · Mediacom Communications

ATS works fine on my foreign proxies, it however doesn't work on IP's from the US as far as i can tell.

Jon McIndoe · 3 April 2013 - 17:41
Australia · Telstra Internet

ouch, many names and faces tied together now... Its down in Australia too!

Anna Kiely · 3 April 2013 - 17:40
United Kingdom · Virgin Media

Hmmm. I don't use GLP but as ATS is down it's been entertaining me. I was just reading a thread about NK and specifically a comment from someone who apparently lives near a USAF base here in the UK. They were saying the have definately noticed an increase in activity at the base. 5 mins later *poof* I can't access GLP anymore. *tinfoilhatfirmlygluedon* haha

Loller Copter · 3 April 2013 - 17:40
Canada · Neutral Data Centers

omg people just go to http://www.canadaproxy.org/ to access AOTS noobs. omg

Loller Copter · 3 April 2013 - 17:15
United States · Cox Communications

when i log in from my canada proxy the site works just fine... and i can reach the servers however if you connect through the usa or through a usa proxy its down...hmm. looks like someone is blocking the site from the usa. wtf try it srsly try using a Canadian proxy server. and viola... it will work...

Will Gray · 3 April 2013 - 17:04
United States · Comcast Cable

I'll ask Simon... he's my cousin after all. The attack was probably due to our evil big headed cousins...the Greys.

Xavier Miramont · 3 April 2013 - 17:03
United States · Comcast Cable

Says it's been down for 18 hours, I was on it not too long ago on my phone... very strange o.O

Michael Wayne Turner · 3 April 2013 - 16:57
United States · Wildblue Communications

Try this web browser seems to be the only one working right now https://www.torproject.org/

Andy Legate · 3 April 2013 - 16:57
Australia · Orange

@Daryllyn - no big deal. ATS is actually the only place I've not used my real name...(yah, yah, I know, NWO is going get me, etc, etc). Not sure why I did it there, maybe it was just the setting of ATS you know? Sing to the theme of Cheers: "Where everyone doesn't know your naaaame!" ;)

Bryant Norton · 3 April 2013 - 16:50
United States · Time Warner Cable

it seems to be coming and going. mainly just slow.. :( must have ATS!

Iason Skullsaber · 3 April 2013 - 16:44
United States · Cable One

Well crap! I wonder whats going on with the site, i'm not a member any longer, but i still go there a few times a day.

Outkast Searcher · 3 April 2013 - 16:40
United States · AT&T U-verse

If you guys are looking for a quick back up instead of facebook... you can use reddit. They have an abovetopsecret sub-reddit that isn't very used. you can register for free... don't even need an email address.


Andy Legate · 3 April 2013 - 16:39
United States · BellSouth.net

Ah man! Still down? And what's this? Everyone revealing their true names! OMG! What is the world coming too! I'd never reveal who I really was from there! Sheesh! Well, see you later guys. Eriktheaw---er----never mind. ;)

Mitchell Kirby · 3 April 2013 - 16:36
United States · AT&T U-verse

It was Anonymous. Turns out the entire ATS staff are greys.
No but really, this is getting annoying.

Anna Kiely · 3 April 2013 - 16:33
United Kingdom · Virgin Media

Aww I haven't been on for a while as I've been so busy and then today I hear about this NK business and the the first thing that pops into my head is 'ATS!!'. *waaaahhh*

MJ Urrutia · 3 April 2013 - 16:13
United States · CenturyLink

not stalking BUT I can see all your photos on fb haha i had to change my settings AGAIN after they switched and I realized that people can STILL see some of my timeline stuff. :( anyways, back to the topic at hand. ats is still down for me.

Chris Dickinson · 3 April 2013 - 15:59
United Kingdom · Connexin Limited

I think we definitely need some kind of backup forum in place should this happen for long enough/again. I could get a quick forum knocked up temporarily?

Brittani Nobis · 3 April 2013 - 15:57
United States · CenturyLink

What's really weird, is it's working on my tab, but not my computer... Anyone else having this same issue?

Debbie Little · 3 April 2013 - 15:54
United States · Time Warner Cable

It's probably because of that thread yesterday about Russia censoring their internet. I was harsh on Putin in my reply and he probably DDOS attacked ATS in vengeance!

Debbie Little · 3 April 2013 - 15:48
United States · Time Warner Cable

I checked that "other" site. They are up now, but I'm scared they might ambush me!

Brandon Lloyd Dayton · 3 April 2013 - 15:46
Canada · Shaw Communications

funny how if ATS goes down we all still find a way to communicate on some random site LOL - yourmaker

J Eric Roberts · 3 April 2013 - 15:42
United States · Verizon Wireless

ATS is still down but GLP is up. I was getting a "server too busy" message for the past day or so. Took longer than usual to go up, and now... totally down. Someone ganged up on us. Literally.

Joe Wozniewski · 3 April 2013 - 15:28
United States · Metalink Technologies

This is the second time this year ATS has been Ddosed. Knock it off dick heads!! Second line.

Mark J Wright · 3 April 2013 - 15:16
Canada · Shaw Communications

YA this is a great opportunity to say that the ATS MODS are too heavy handed! Without getting my bum-bum slapped! 404 this ! :)

Daryllyn Schmucker · 3 April 2013 - 15:08
United States · Metalink Technologies

Woah, Britt. Thanks for sharing. I had forgotten that I can actually go directly to actual news sites to get headlines! I always just pop on ATS to see what is going on.. its a lot faster!

Operation Bigfoot · 3 April 2013 - 15:07
United States · PAETEC Communications

Is it safe to say that if the main conspiracy sites shut down something is about to happen?

Britt Turner · 3 April 2013 - 15:06
United States · Windstream Communications

Bad time for ATS to be down. N. Korea just announced they've authorized Nuclear attacks on U.S. for today or tomorrow. http://drudgereport.com/

Thomas Hoffmann · 3 April 2013 - 14:56
Germany · Unitymedia

Glp is up...for me... ATS still down.
But one of the site owners on glp said they are under attack too (a few minutes ago)

Brittani Nobis · 3 April 2013 - 14:51
United States · CenturyLink

I noticed GLP is down too. I rarely go there... but this is crazy. lol Waffle Bear... maybe?

Omgi Tsfriday · 3 April 2013 - 14:51
Finland · Elisa Oyj

From Twitter:
AboveTopSecret.com is experiencing a very serious denial of service attack right now. We're doing what we can to mitigate it and return.

Justin Other · 3 April 2013 - 14:42
United States · Digital Path

I'm curious if this "thread" will be subject to a "cut-n-paste" into one of the many threads that will be spawn from this "outage" once ATS is back up?

Jouni Miikki · 3 April 2013 - 14:37
Finland · DNA Oy

Oh come on. It's internet, it just has this kind of stuff all the time, there is no conspiracy and men in black. I would say that take it easy.. reaaalllyyy easy.

Joey VanHorn · 3 April 2013 - 14:36
United States · Uscarrier Telecom.

I was joking earlier, but for it to be down this long, I wonder what's going on right now that "they" don't want us finding out about..

Britt Turner · 3 April 2013 - 14:31
United States · Windstream Communications

The MODS are going to be in over drive dealing with all the new threads about this, once ATS is back up LOL

Invar Iance · 3 April 2013 - 14:28
Canada · TekSavvy Solutions

They have a FB page, not much on there though www.facebook.com/atsnews

Bertholomew Stare · 3 April 2013 - 13:49
United States · neXband Communications.

I plan on getting hundreds of stars and flags for my tinfoil hat thread on why this website is down. I am pretty sure it involves chemtrails blocking my wifi though.

Heather Hancock · 3 April 2013 - 13:48
United States · CenturyLink

still down!!! Longest I have ever seen it down. Must be a pretty big attack and yes it does stress me out ha ha (goes to make tinfoil hat now!)

Leah Monier · 3 April 2013 - 13:35
France · Orange

I can't go to bed tonight knowing ATS is down. I am suffering withdrawal symptoms...

Justin Turner · 3 April 2013 - 13:32
United States · Digital Path

Think of all the work getting done by our members who visit from their jobs...

Joey VanHorn · 3 April 2013 - 13:26
United States · Uscarrier Telecom.

I can't wait to read the threads generated from this! Really sucks tho >< Im gonna go make some new tinfoil hats in the meantime! 2-ply!! :D

Sean Roberts · 3 April 2013 - 13:22
United Kingdom · TalkTalk

yep, it most definately is down... been down for a good few hours!! Its been attacked and I reckon Anonymous (CIA), lol.

Andy Legate · 3 April 2013 - 13:06
United States · BellSouth.net

Aaaarrrrgh! Well, THIS will generate a lot of conspiracy threads, you watch! I posted on their Facebook page that they are down (as I'm sure they know).

Nigel Pugh · 3 April 2013 - 12:48
United Kingdom · BT

ATS does not go offline without giving notice, so this is either server problem or a DDOS

Daryllyn Schmucker · 3 April 2013 - 12:44
United States · Metalink Technologies

I had the feeling this was another DDOS attack. Hoping they get it fixed soon, I am starting to have withdrawals!

Chris Whitton · 3 April 2013 - 12:03
Canada · Telus Communications

The site is getting DDOS, that or server maintenance. Maybe they are updating some of the adds.

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