Internet Down: Dozens of Major Sites Offline After Cloud Outage
Dozens of websites, from the New York Times to Reddit to the U.K. government's homepage, are down due to an outage at cloud service Fastly.
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LONDON (AP) — Multiple websites went offline briefly across the globe Tuesday after an apparent outage at the cloud service company Fastly, and there were reports of sporadic disruptions after the company patched the problem about an hour later. Dozens of sites including the New York Times, CNN, some Amazon sites, Twitch, Reddit, the Guardian, and the U.K. government’s home page, could not be reached. In Asia, cities like Hong Kong and Singapore were also…