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GoDaddy Outage Causes Downtime for Many Sites

This one is a bit surprising as I had always expected GoDaddy’s infrastructure to be rather secure and stable for the amount of websites they host. However, according to a few of my own clients, an update on GoDaddy’s twitter, and a post on TechCrunch – GoDaddy is down. This goes for both their hosted clients, as-well as the main GoDaddy.com website.

UPDATE: So as of roughly 14 hours ago GoDaddy has made the following update on their Twitter:

If you’re curious as to what exactly happened – we’re really not sure yet. We do know that GoDaddy’s DNS servers went down – however why they went down, and whether or not anyone from Anonymous was actually behind it.

About Michael Boguslavskiy

Michael Boguslavskiy is a full-stack developer & online presence consultant based out of New York City. He's been offering freelance marketing & development services for over a decade. He currently manages Rapid Purple - and online webmaster resources center; and Media Explode - a full service marketing agency.

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