GoDaddy Goes Down, Hacker Claims Responsibility

Monday, 10 Sep 2012 | 3:36 PM ET
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The web hosting company GoDaddy.com is down and the issue seems to be affecting other websites and servers as well. A member of the hacktivist group Anonymous is claiming responsibility for taking down the site.

A tweet from

was sent out earlier today stating that GoDaddy had been taken down by another Anonymous member with the Twitter handle @ AnonymousOwn3r.

AnonOpsLegion said in his tweet "#tangodown godaddy.com/ by @ AnonymousOwn3r."

AnonOpsLegion later sent a

that stated "By using / supporting Godaddy, you are supporting censorship of the Internet."

GoDaddy also sent out a

earlier today acknowledging they were aware of the trouble users were having with the site and said they were working to resolve the issue.

Source: twitter.com
Source: twitter.com


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