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GoDaddy Goes Down Hard; Anonymous Hacker Claims Responsibility

Web hosting company GoDaddy experienced a period of company-wide outages on Monday morning, taking down a slew of Web sites that rely on the company for hosting services. GoDaddy acknowledged its problems from its Twitter account, stating that employees were working to fix the problem, but did not offer any insight as to the source of the crash. At the same time, a person claiming to be a member of the sprawling hacker collective Anonymous is claiming responsibility for the takedown.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald