NYTimes.com Couldn't Cope With Bin Laden Traffic

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Last night, those visitors to The New York Times' website who were eagerly hunting for news about Osama bin Laden’s demise may have hit a wall. It wasn’t the new digital paywall, though. Instead, NYTimes.com experienced a glitch "entirely related to an unprecedented surge in traffic," said Eileen Murphy, the Times’ vice president for corporate communications.