Customers of GoDaddy are complaining that not only are their sites not accessible, but their hosted email accounts are also inaccessible.
AnonymousOwn3r has claimed the responsibility but, has said that Anonymous is not behind the downtime and it was his own work.
— Anonymous Own3r (@AnonymousOwn3r) September 10, 2012
GoDaddy has acknowledged the downtime and has said that they are working to resolve the issue at the earliest.
Status Alert: Hey, all. We’re aware of the trouble people are having with our site. We’re working on it.
— Go Daddy (@GoDaddy) September 10, 2012
It seems that the nameservers of GoDaddy. The reason is that sites whose domain names are registered with GoDaddy but, without any hosting account are also down.