Major Internet Disruption Tuesday Morning/Update

At 5:57 this morning, Fastly posted, “The issue has been identified and a fix has been applied. Customers may experience increased origin load as global services return.”


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Numerous websites were unavailable on Tuesday after an apparent widespread at cloud service company Fastly.

Dozens of high-traffic websites including the New York Times, CNN, Twitch, and the U.K. government’s home page, could not be reached.

Fastly said in repeated updates on its website that it was “continuing to investigate the issue.”

Visitors trying to access got a message that said: “Fastly error: unknown domain:”

Down Detector, which tracks internet outages, said: “Reports indicate there may be a widespread outage at Fastly, which may be impacting your service.”