A major hack on domain name registrar GoDaddy appears to have taken out a huge number of internet sites -- including local startup Goodreads. GoDaddy hosts millions of domain names, as well as provides web hosting services itself, but it's unclear how many sites were affected by the outage. The outage has been blamed on hacking activity. It's unclear how many of Southern California's startups were affected; Goodreads was simply one of the few web services which posted a status on Twitter to inform users of the issue with GoDaddy.
Top NewsMonday, September 10, 2012
GoDaddy Hack Takes Down Websites