The Syrian Electronic Army has claimed it is responsible for disrupting the New York Times' website and that it has taken over Twitter and the Huffington Post UK:
New York Times reporter Christine Haughney said the Times' website was down after its domain name registrar Melbourne IT was hacked.
Twitter spokeswoman Christina Thiry said the company was looking into the claims.
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