Twitter Goes Down Just After Iran Election Ceremony

A coincidence - very possibly. But it is odd that someone would choose to launch a DDOS attack at Twitter just after Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was voted in as president.

A coincidence - very possibly. But it is odd that someone would choose to launch a DDOS attack at Twitter just after Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was voted in as president.

Twitter was very useful to opponents of the president during the disputed election as Twitter boss Evan Williams told Newsnight recently.

But then again, Facebook appears to have been having some issues today too which could either be just another coincidence or point to some kind of wider targeted attack against social networking sites.