By Brett Borkan
17 March 2010
Arolen S.A., a firm contracted by private telecommunications company UNE
to provide technical services for the recent congressional elections,
blamed a cyber attack for downing the national elections webpage of the
The National Registry's website and the website publishing the election
results were down for most of Sunday and Monday, restricting the
public's access to up-to-date election information.
According to Arolen's General Director, Ivan Ribon, the website's
failure should not be blamed on UNE or the National Registrar, but on
his firm, reported W Radio on Wednesday.
On Monday, the National Registrar accepted responsibility for some of
the post-election irregularities, but also put some of the blame on the
telecommunications company UNE.
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