THEY may not be stopping whitelisted IPs -- it could be coming from

On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 13:25, Genevate <> wrote:

> Obviously the issue is far larger than a normal DDoS attack.
> Think about it. Why would they stop white listed Apps and rate limit
> these as well as take down oAuth.
> There is something else going on and my guess is that besides the
> DDoS, it has something to do with spam and or a third party app which
> has either been compromised or blatantly cause major issues.
> I just wish that Twitter would be honest.
> On Aug 7, 2:53 pm, Mario Menti <> wrote:
> > Thanks for the update Ryan.
> > One thing I don't quite understand is why it's not an option to allow
> > whitelisted applications to post. I will try and throttle our (
> > service back, but with nearly half a million of active
> > feeds in the system, I can't quite see how this will help, as even a
> > fraction of requests will be way over any non-whitelist limits you have
> in
> > place.
> >
> > Mario.

Internets. Serious business.

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