Internet Outage Hits Major Websites in US and Europe
Dozens of websites in the U.S. and Europe were unavailable Tuesday morning, including the U.K. government’s main public-services portal and several major U.S. and European news outlets, such as the New York Times, CNN and Le Monde.
The issue is reportedly tied to a glitch with cloud computing services provider Fastly, which said a fix has been applied.
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From the CenterWebsites rumble back to life after Fastly-linked outage
Government, news and social media websites across the globe were coming back online Tuesday after being hit by a widespread outage linked to U.S.-based cloud company Fastly Inc(FSLY.N).
High traffic sites including Reddit, Amazon, CNN, Paypal, Spotify, Al Jazeera Media Network and the New York Times were all listed as experiencing problems by outage tracking website Downdetector.com, but appeared to be coming back up after outages that ranged from a few minutes to around an hour.
Fastly, one of the world's most widely-used cloud based content delivery network providers, said...
From the RightServers Down: UK Government, Amazon, CNN, Newspaper Websites Impacted
Several of the world’s most trafficked websites were inaccessible or running unreliably Tuesday morning, with many impacted sites showing 503 errors.
The outage of the websites, which included the UK Government’s own website, a host of newspapers and newsgroups, and online culture sites began a little before 1100 BST (0600 EST) and saw many sites return a 503 Service Unavailable message. Mozilla Web Developer documentation defines a 503 error as indicating “the server is not ready to handle the request. Common causes are a server that is down for maintenance or...
From the LeftMajor websites experience outages, including the New York Times, CNN and Amazon Web Services
A massive outage struck large swaths of the Internet early Tuesday, causing the New York Times, CNN, BBC, Amazon, Hulu and other high-traffic websites and platforms to temporarily shut down.
The problems appear related to San Francisco-based cloud computing services provider Fastly, which said in a status update just before 7 a.m. Eastern time, that the “issue has been identified and a fix has been applied.” It remains unclear what caused the outage, which was largely resolved within an hour.
News outlets affected by the outage include BBC, the Guardian, Bloomberg News,...
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