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After 20 years, furry website FurNation shuts down

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On December 10th, 2015 FurNation announced that it will be closing its website after a string of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks and staff's family, health, and career problems. The announcement marks the end of one of the original furry social networks.

It is a good time to reflect on what FurNation was, and what this loss means for the future of the fandom.

FurBuy back up after 'massive DDoS attack'

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Furry auction site FurBuy has resumed service after going offline for the best part of a day.

FurBuy went down around 9PM EST Wednesday, due to what site owner Jurann called a "massive DDoS attack that exploited a vulnerability in the DNS hosting".