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Germany Pulls the Plug on Market Oracle site for 24 hours, German Election BrExit GerExit Warning Shot?

Politics / Internet Nov 26, 2016 - 03:46 PM GMT

By: Nadeem_Walayat

Politics

The Market Oracle site is hosted on its own dedicated server in Nuremberg Germany, which so far has proved highly reliable with ample capacity of more than ten times normal server load to cope with any occasional traffic spikes that tend bring other sites down to a crawl or even offline. So we were surprised to see our site effectively go dead around 1.40pm Friday.

So for the first couple of hours we tried the usual checks, all failed as we had no access to the server at all, it was though the plug had been pulled.Here's a video uploaded 14 hours into the shutdown of what was happening at the time.


The technicians that manage our server confirmed that the sever in the data centre was fine, they even replaced the network card. However the blockage was just before the data centre. The site's IP had been blocked for 24 hours, though we had managed to work around this block a few hours earlier by shifting the site to a different IP.

The blockage was at HETZNER, as that is were the trace routes would time out as illustrated by my earlier video.

Looking at our 6 month long campaign and support for BrExit in the UK and then my consistent forecast conclusion that BrExit was also going to happen in the United States, clearly the German elite must be also fearing a GerExit in Germany that would blow the European Union apart, and so the german elite and their minions are going to use whatever means at their disposal to prevent a GerExit. So was the plug pulled for 24 hours on Market Oracle as a warning to keep clear of the German elections during 2017?

Whilst German tech is as good as it gets anywhere in the world. Germany clearly a less FREE nation, where clearly state actors have more control over a more docile population than is the case in the UK and USA, where the likes of Brexit can happen. Of course we will be investigating relocating our sites back to the UK or the USA. In the meantime all UK websites hosted in Germany and the wider European Union need to take note that the European Union is NOT as FREE as the UK, especially given BrExit fallout, and that any site hosted abroad can have its plug pulled at anytime!

They can take our IP address but they will never take our freedom!

By Nadeem Walayat

http://www.marketoracle.co.uk

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Nadeem Walayat has over 25 years experience of trading derivatives, portfolio management and analysing the financial markets, including one of few who both anticipated and Beat the 1987 Crash. Nadeem's forward looking analysis focuses on UK inflation, economy, interest rates and housing market. He is the author of five ebook's in the The Inflation Mega-Trend and Stocks Stealth Bull Market series that can be downloaded for Free.

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Nadeem is the Editor of The Market Oracle, a FREE Daily Financial Markets Analysis & Forecasting online publication that presents in-depth analysis from over 1000 experienced analysts on a range of views of the probable direction of the financial markets, thus enabling our readers to arrive at an informed opinion on future market direction. http://www.marketoracle.co.uk

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