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GoDaddy down, affecting many Web sites

Sept. 10, 2012 at 4:18 PM

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Domain registrar and Web hosting company GoDaddy is down, perhaps taking millions of Web sites down with it, the company acknowledged.

A tweet from GoDaddy said, "Status Alert: Hey, all. We're aware of the trouble people are having with our site. We're working on it," and a voice message on the company's customer service line also acknowledged the outage, CBS news reported.

"If you are having a problem with your e-mail, we are aware of the problem," the message said.

Tweets from Twitter accounts claiming to be associated with the hacking group Anonymous took responsibility for the attack.

"By using/supporting Godaddy, you are supporting censorship of the Internet," a tweet from @AnonOpsLegion said.

GoDaddy has been the target of protests for supporting the controversial Stop Online Piracy Actand Protect IP Act.

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