News Summary: GoDaddy Web outage takes out sites

Associated Press

THE OUTAGE: Thousands and possibly millions of websites hosted by were down Monday.

WHAT HAPPENED: The company is investigating. A Twitter feed that claims to be affiliated with the "Anonymous" hacker group says it was behind the outage, but this couldn't be confirmed. Another Twitter account, known to be associated with Anonymous, suggested the first one was just taking advantage of an outage it had nothing to do with.

ABOUT THE COMPANY: hosts more than 5 million websites, mostly for small businesses.

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