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Head of Parliament: Covered Khumaaks a mainstay

By Svarthol

Head of Minmatar Republic Parliament Malaetu Shakor in an interview last night stated that the Khumaak, an ornamental weapon worn at diplomatic gatherings by Matari dignitaries and fleet officers but restricted from view at certain functions due to recently-passed legislation, had gone from being fairly commonplace to being almost mandatory. Shakor, interviewed by the Defiant Descendants’ Society, an organization of Minmatars afflicted by an eye disease causing blindness early in life (a conditi...

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CONCORD statistics bureau logs leaked

By Svarthol

Many feel that the laws of the market rule our universe. Billions of isk exchange hands every day, and certainly not all of it is seen in the empire-sanctioned marketplaces. Grey areas exist between empires, in lawless space, and increasingly in a black market that runs both on escrow bonds and in the space station hangars of pilots.

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Have you read the Dev Blogs lately?

By Svarthol

The EVE team regularly blogs about their thoughts, current situation and upcoming things. Some recent blogs cover Customer Support status report, Hardware used for Tranquility and the next upgrade and Decentralization of highway systems.

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Catiz Tash-Murkon sparks controversy over cathedral renovation plan

By Svarthol

Harsh words have been exchanged between the Kador family and the Tash-Murkon family regarding the latter’s plans to turn a religious site into a tourist attraction. Catiz Tash-Murkon recently bought the now infamous cathedral on Eclipticum, the site of the sordid incident involving Articio Kor-Azor. The cathedral has been closed since the incident and in need of repairs and renovations.

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10.000 simultaneous players

By Svarthol

This evening at 19:00, 10.000 played EVE Online at the same time. This is a world record for highest number of players together, at the same time, in the same persistent 3D world. However, the night is not over and we might go even further! Thank you and congratulations all!

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Hardware failure causing unscheduled downtime

By Svarthol

Our RAID disk array started resynchronization of it's disks resulting in a diminished throughput of the database cluster. This resulted in the eventual cluster crashes. The cluster no longer has limitations, and the resynchronization process has finished.

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Hardware upgrade complete

By Svarthol

We have now completed the first phase of our hardware upgrades and we are started the cluster at 01:00 GMT. The second phase will involve doubling the number of servers along with a complete overhaul of our SQL Server cluster.

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Technical difficulties!

By Svarthol

Dear players, We are having some problems with the server at the moment. The server people are working on it now they will have all this sorted out as soon as possible. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience. The GMs.

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Bill payments

By Svarthol

The issue with payments of bills in EVE has been fixed by a runtime modification on our servers. Everything regarding bill payments should work as it should now.

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Extended downtime 23th April 12:00-00:00 GMT

By Svarthol

Friday this week we have scheduled an extended downtime for the first phase of a big hardware upgrade on the EVE cluster in London (Tranquility). The downtime will be from noon till midnight 12:00 – 00:00 Friday 2004.04.23 this week. This phase of the update focuses on I/O bottlenecks in the cluster, particularity our Fiber Channel disk array that will after the update be capable of serving up to 10.000 transactions per second.

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Amarr government seeks extradition of UDI operative

By Svarthol

Kador Region – The Amarr Civic Court today requested that Ni-Kunni Goran Mitelek, the UDI operative captured by Gallente police forces in a skirmish in Sinq Laison last week, be extradited to the Amarr government. Mitelek, an electronic warfare specialist and reputed former Angel Cartel member, is reportedly wanted for a long list of crimes against the Empire, among them the supplying of arms and explosives to “anti-government revolutionaries” and participation in “numerous operations detrimenta...

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Downtime Update

By Svarthol

Dear Customers, Unfortunately there were some problems with the patch and the server was taken down again for a quick update. The dev team is applying a hotfix to the server and it will have it back up and running again as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience. The GM team.

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Caldari armament industry accused of warmongering

By Svarthol

High-ranking CONCORD officials have accused several prominent Caldari weapon manufacturers of promoting war and violence in many parts of the world. The Caldari armament industry has in recent years increasingly turned its eyes outside the State to do business, as the domestic market dwindles. Though most of these exports go to legitimate sources it is estimated that as much as 20% ends up in the hands of the less scrupulous social elements.

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Website maintenance

By Svarthol

Next Thursday morning the 22nd of April. Between 08:00-09:00 there will be short disruptions of the www.eve-online.com website.

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Caldari armament industry bemoans further cuts in military spending

By Svarthol

The Caldari State has revealed that the budget for the Caldari Navy will be slashed for the 10th consecutive year. A high-ranking official was quoted as saying: “The war with the Federation is long since over and in our estimate there is no imminent threat on the horizon. Besides, our annual spending for CONCORD forces has been on the rise, which counterbalances the cuts for the Navy.

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Senators' folly a warning to those engaged in chip craze

By Svarthol

Gallentean Senator Cedriq Tyrion made a fool of himself yesterday, as well as making a mockery of the Federal Senate, when he held a speech supposed to be on this years budget while being implanted with a mind-altering Transcranial Microcontroller. The Senator might have gotten away with this severe breach of etiquette if it wasn't for the fact that he was under the illusion that he was a young girl dancing barefoot through the meadows on his home planet.

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Dark Amarr rifts chip deal with Ishukone

By Svarthol

In the wake of rising prices for the Transcranial Microcontrollers due to increased demand from the Gallente Federation, the Dark Amarrians have decided to rift the deal they made with the Ishukone Corporation, the manufacturers of the chips. A spokesman from the Khanid Kingdom explained that the price of the chips was now so high that it counteracted the benefits the chips provided in economical terms.

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