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'Ass attack' downs Swedish model's blog

The Local/dl · 1 Aug 2011, 16:33

Published: 01 Aug 2011 16:33 GMT+02:00

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“Someone uploaded an obscene image on the margins of all of our blogs,” Alexander Erwik, editor of Finest.se, told the Dagens Media newspaper.

In addition, the blogs of model and reality television star Linda Thelenius (nee Rosing) and television presenter Katrin Zytomierskas were completely erased.

“The picture was up for 30 to 35 minutes before we managed to shut down the site,” said Erwik, adding that Finest.se has remained offline throughout the day Monday.

According to Erwik, the image, which appeared late Sunday night, features a close-up view of a man's naked behind and appears to have been inspired by a well-known picture which has circulated on the internet for years, commonly known as “goatsee”.

He explained that Finest.se suffered an initial cyber attack last week in which posts on Thelenius's blog were changed to include drug and sexual-related content.

Finest.se, which is jointly owned by a number of popular Stockholm nightspots, including Café Opera and Solidaritet, features photo galleries from Stockholm nightlight.

The site is also home to the blogs of several well-known Swedish bloggers such as Katrin Zytomierska and Linda Thelenius.

Erwik theorized on Monday that the acts of cyber-vandalism were some sort of coordinated personal attack against Thelenius.

"It's no fun when you put your whole life into something only to have someone come and just spit on it like this," he told Dagens Media.

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Erwik added that he hopes the attacks won't have any lasting effects on Finest.se or its team of popular bloggers.

Speaking with news website Nyheter24, he said he had a fairly good idea of who was behind the attack, but refused to elaborate.

"We're obviously going to report this to police," he told the website.

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Your comments about this article

17:06 August 1, 2011 by J. L. Belmar
Eight columns news, The Local. Journalism at its peak.
12:00 August 2, 2011 by conboy
False assignations obviously!
13:36 August 2, 2011 by jacquelinee
Can't comment on any alegations about drugs etc. directed at anyone, but what is so different about a mans bare behind or these nearly bare skin covered plasic barbie bo-obs in the headline here? You can bet this news item will be on here forever just as the "facebook Maplethorpe" one is and the ever so popular at least 2 random girls making out that are consistently on the front page here in the "what's happening in Sweden" gallery. At least here they give a bit of equal time to the nudity (guy in thong.) If they didn't want attention maybe they need to put the "girls" back in their bras.
14:26 August 2, 2011 by Amber Dawn
I have never understood why there is almost always a picture of two women kissing labeled as "Sweden's Finest" on TheLocal. I get that it's linked to Finest.se, but really...

I follow Katrin's blog, but only because her kid is so darn cute.
16:37 August 2, 2011 by jacquelinee
Tuck your bo-obs back in ladies, pull your skirts down a bit and start acting like ladies and you will find people will start to treat you like 1.

@Amber Dawn

I agree. Swedens finest hohos I guess.
19:52 August 2, 2011 by Kirb
@ jacquelinee

If you think its just a bit of male ass, maybe you should look up the alleged picture, "goatsee."

I think you will find it to be a bit downplayed in this article, though I am surprised you have not stumbled upon it in your time on the internet before.
21:35 August 2, 2011 by conboy
An assiduously pursued thread congratulations to one and all!
23:10 August 2, 2011 by jacquelinee
oops! nasty.....but she still should tuck in the girls.
18:39 August 4, 2011 by Dildo
I didn't find any difference between the ass and the mode face both are alike
20:37 August 4, 2011 by jacquelinee
The Local- Highlights is Sweden

Bare boobed Maplethorpe - check (23days running)

Butt Crack Man Thong -check (11 days running)

Ever present pic of 2 girls making out- check (8 days running (for this version) Big Plastic Barbie Boobs - check (3 days and counting)

Always realised I had psychic abilities #3 post " You can bet this news item will be on here forever just as the bare boobed "facebook Maplethorpe" one is and the ever so popular "at least 2 random girls making out" that are consistently on the front page here in the "what's happening in Sweden" gallery
21:04 August 5, 2011 by Amber Dawn
She looks like she has Kim Kardashian's ass in her shirt.
02:06 August 6, 2011 by salalah
Is that supposed to be attractive?

Aren't those car-airbags?

Those are supposed to be in a car, not in your dress...
17:33 August 6, 2011 by scrawler
It seems to be a silicon (.)(.)
03:30 August 10, 2011 by Fishkiller
Holy 1986!

I guess big hair is back.
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