Multiple Major Website Including GOV.UK and Amazon crash due to Internet Outage. Several major websites, including those of e-commerce company Amazon and leading news websites like the Financial Times, the New York Times, the Guardian and Bloomberg News, were facing an outage across the globe on Tuesday afternoon, Reuters reported. According to Down Detector, Twitter, CNN, NYT, Reddit, The Verge, Twitch, etc are all also down.
The UK government website, gov.uk, has also been affected. All these affected websites are displaying the “Error 503 Service Unavailable” message. The report also mentions that this could be related to the Fastly outage.
Britain’s Guardian newspaper said its website and app were being affected by a wider internet outage on 08.06.2021. Sites of some other British news media were also not immediately loading, while multiple websites operated by news outlets including the Finiancial Times, the New York Times and Bloomberg News appeared to be down across the globe.
People from around the world, including the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, all reported outages, showing the problem to be worldwide. Citing an unnamed Financial Times product manager, technology news outlet TechCrunch reported that the problem was thought to have stemmed from a glitch at cloud computing services provider Fastly, which is used by many websites.
Multiple reports suggested that the outage may be linked to a problem at Fastly, a cloud computing services provider. Fastly said on its website that it had identified the issue and a “fix is being implemented,” shortly before 7am Eastern.
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