Amazon Goes Down, Hackers Claim Responsibility

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Amazon is inexplicably down for us. When we navigate to amazon.com we’re getting a series of errors. Initially the page only read “Http/1.1 Service Unavailable”, but we’ve been getting the failure page above, as well as straight-up browser fails.

Update: Amazon is back. But why did it go down in the first place?

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Story added 1. February 2013, content source with full text you can find at link above.