F.B.I. Seizes Web Servers, Knocks Eater Offline
An F.B.I. raid has shut down popular food site, Eater
DigitalOne is a Web hosting company based in Switzerland, with dozens of major Web clients in the United States.
The F.B.I. was investigating the Lutz Security Group and affiliated hackers and when it took the servers assigned to Lutz, it confiscated entire server racks with I.P. addresses not linked to the companies in question, according to an e-mail statement issued by DigitalOne's chief executive, Sergej Ostroumow.
The seizure affected several of DigitalOne's clients not involved with the raid, including Curbed Network, which owns food site Eater.
Curbed Network's president, Lockhart Steele said yesterday, ""Our servers happened to be in with some naughty servers." Curbed is working to get its sites back online, hopefully sometime today.
Get the Food & Drink Newsletter
Our weekly guide to Miami dining includes food news and reviews, as well as dining events and interviews with chefs and restaurant owners.
More Food & Drink News
- Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Beerfest, Croquetapalooza, Free Ms. Cheezious
Sat., Nov. 7, 7:00pm
Fri., Nov. 13, 7:00pm
Thu., Dec. 3, 6:30pm
Fri., Dec. 11, 6:30pm
- A&Eats Semifinalists Announced: Cocktail Collection, Cheeseburger Baby, Noodlehead...
- Biscayne Bay Brewing's Taproom to Open in Early December