We are back! Nov. 18, 2016, 9:59 a.m. by mati

Due multiple unprovoked DDOS attacks, our entire service was offline for almost a week. We are very sorry about such an extended downtime, especially since we take such great care to provide a reliable service to our users. Since our homepage was also affected, let us remind you of our Twitter handle and Facebook page, which are especially useful in such circumstances.

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Network problems due to DDOS-Attack Oct. 27, 2016, 11:39 a.m. by mati

Since Tuesday night, we suffer from network connection issues. We have finally found out the reason for that. Because of a massive DDOS attack on our server our provider was forced to block our IP Address.

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RSS feeds are back. And they brought Atom feeds with them. Sept. 24, 2016, 8:03 p.m. by mati

If you want to follow updates about jabber.zone via RSS feeds, you can now do so again here. We also implemented an Atom feeds here. Please contact us if you have any problems.

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Homepage updates, server restart and mcabber packages Sept. 23, 2016, 11:01 a.m. by mati

We now have a ChangeLog for our homepage and offer mcabber packages for Debian/Ubuntu users. We also had to restart our server on Wednesday.

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Certificate fingerprints updates Sept. 13, 2016, 4:17 p.m. by mati

We will no longer publish fingerprints/hashes for our certificates. This has become to much maintenance work with our transition to Let's Encrypt. This mainly affects you, if you use Gajim.

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Welcome to our new homepage! Sept. 3, 2016, 1:55 p.m. by mati

As you can propably see, we have a new homepage. The old homepage (based on Drupal7) was slow and unresponsive and hard to extend with XMPP based functionality. Drupal 7 is an incredibly flexible software allowing you to do almost everything with it - but we only used a minor part of that functionality anyway.

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New TLS/SSL certificates Aug. 26, 2016, 2:39 p.m. by mati

Update. We no longer explicitly publish fingerprints, see Certificate fingerprints updates.

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August 16th, 7:30 am CEST: Upgrade to ejabberd 16.08 Aug. 15, 2016, 9:59 a.m. by mati

On August 16th, 7:30 am, we will upgrade our server to ejabberd 16.08 (release notes). This will require a restart, so we will be unavailable for a few seconds. ... read more

May 26th, 8 am CEST: Upgrade to ejabberd 16.04 May 24, 2016, 6:30 p.m. by mati

On May 26th, 8 am, we will upgrade our server to ejabberd 16.04 (release notes). This will require a restart, so we will be unavailable for a few seconds. ... read more

Update of our privacy policy May 3, 2016, 5:47 p.m. by mati

We just updated our privacy policy to account for clients that use Message Archive Management and/or HTTP File Uploads. Specifically, two bullet-points were added.

If your client uses XEP-0313: Message Archive Management, your chat messages are stored for 21 days. ... read more