Fulton County outage roils court system, keeping Trump docket offline

Fulton County, Georgia‘s government offices have been plagued by a widespread internet outage for nearly two weeks, and the judicial system in the state’s most populous county is among those that have been negatively affected as one of the nation’s most high-profile cases plays out in its court.

Fulton County Superior Court, where the case against former President Donald Trump and 18 co-defendants is playing out, still does not have publicly accessible online records. Fulton County’s separate online record of high-profile cases, where the county has also stored publicly available documents from the Trump case, has not been updated since mid-January.

Robb Pitts, chairman of the county’s board of commissioners, attributed the outage to a possible cyberattack in a statement this week. He noted that while some services had been restored, including certain court filing activity, the recovery
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