Many Internet Various apps and websites have stopped working amid widespread outages.
Airlines including Delta, online stores such as heroineAccording to tracking website Down Detector, games including Call of Duty, streaming services like HBO Max and many banks were unavailable.
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The widespread outage probably means something is broken in the internet infrastructure
Past problems like these are not the result of problems with the companies running the website – but with the companies running the Internet.
For example, there was a similar major outage a month ago, which was later tracked down to a problem in Fastly. Even a small problem in one of these companies can cause the Internet to go offline very quickly, as there are a very limited number of organizations that provide the infrastructure that underpins the entire Internet.
Andrew Griffin22 July 2021 17:20
… and in the UK the down detector also turns red
Here is the UK version. Also very red – although obviously with a few different websites and apps.
Andrew Griffin22 July 2021 17:15
Down detector turns very red in the US
Here’s the US version of Down Detector, showing all the sites people are reporting problems with:
Andrew Griffin22 July 2021 17:12
PlayStation Network and Steam are hit by outages
Two of the most high-profile services for gaming are PlayStation Network and Steam, both of which seem to be offline.
Andrew Griffin22 July 2021 17:07
Hello and welcome…
… To independentLive coverage of an Internet outage that is shutting down many of the world’s biggest websites.
Andrew Griffin22 July 2021 17:06