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New York Times suffers outage; Twitter experiencing hiccups, too

Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 5:23 PM ET
Photo: Yvane Dube | Vetta | Getty Images

(Editor's note: The images in this story may not display properly due to what appears to be an ongoing attack by the Syrian Electronic Army on Twitter.com. For more click here)

The New York Times said its website has been taken down, in what was likely an external attack. The Wall Street Journal quickly responding by opening its web site up to all, for free.

But wait, there's more.

The Syrian Electronic Army claims to have changed the ownership listing in Twitter.com's domain registration, while users of the social media site complained of hiccups.

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