by CIO Staff

New York Times Website Goes Offline for Four Hours

Apr 20, 20061 min

On Wednesday, The New York Times’ website went down between 7 and 11 p.m. EST, and the cause of the service disruption is currently unknown, the Associated Press reports via The Wall Street Journal.

The Times’ website was recently ranked ninth among the 50 most popular websites by visitors, according to comScore Media Matrix, a company that keeps tabs on Web traffic, the AP reports.

More than 36 million unique visitors stopped by the Times’ site, placing it just behind social networking site and ahead of the Weather Channel’s site, according to the AP.

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