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Mon Oct 22, 2012, 03:05 PM


Amazon Broke the Internet Again [View all]

Source: The Atlantic Wire

Earlier today a bunch of sites, including the front page of the Internet itself, weren't working because Amazon's Elastic Cloud Compute service, or EC2, which hosts many websites sites, was down. As Beta Beat's Jessica Roy notes, when Internetters went to Reddit.com they got the pleasant (but also horrifying) message above. For some, the problem still persists. But it's working fine from the Wire's D.C. office (our New York HQ is still Reddit-less) and TechCrunch's Roman Dillet confirms it's back to normal for "most people." Reddit Status, the Twitter handle that first acknowledged the "network related issue," however hasn't said everything is "back to normal." In addition to Reddit, Roy notes GitHub, Heroku, Imgur, Turntable, Airbnb and MongoLab are also not working.

Read more: http://news.yahoo.com/amazon-broke-internet-again-190022002.html

A lot of sites are still affected by this.

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