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[ENS] Web site hits reach into the milions

From "Mika Larson" <>
Date Sun, 3 Aug 2003 21:15:53 -0400

August 3, 2003

Web site hits reach into the milions

Sharon Sheridan
Convention Daily 
[ENS] Visitors to the Episcopal Church Web site
( - and attempts to hack into it -- have
increased "exponentially" in the past few days, said Web producer Edward

Since Thursday, visitor counts have increased potentially into the
millions, highlighting the importance of maintaining an up-to-date
national Web site, Cimafonte said. It is linked to from national and
international sites, including BBC and CNN and "who knows how many

While many people log on to check out the latest news from General
Convention, others are trying to take down the site. "We get those every
day," Cimafonte said, but since convention began, the site's firewall
has stopped an increasing number of such attempts.

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