Here's a good explanation as to what a DDoS or DoS attack is.
If you're interested in our answers to the following questions, then read this super duper long post.
1) Why can't I reach LiveJournal from [home|work|school] but it works at another place? Are you blocking my IP?
2) How come long entries/comments don't go through but short entries or replies do?
3) What happened to our email notifications?
4) How long is this going to last?
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