It appears that huge chunks of the internet have been taken down, possibly thanks to a service outage at Fastly, an American cloud computing services provider. The company began reporting problems a little while ago and, around the same time, several websites went down with it. Such websites include Twitch, Reddit, some Twitter services, The GuardianThe VergeVogue, CNN, and some Amazon services in the U.S., just to name a few.

fastly outage report

fastly outage report

Outages like this are extremely rare, and very few last more than a couple of minutes. In 2020, a Cloudflare outage caused some major websites to go down for just under half an hour in different regions across the world, and it took just under two hours to be fixed entirely.

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