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Major outage affects number of high profile websites including Amazon, Reddit and Twitch

 

  • The UK govt website - gov.uk - was also down as were the Financial Times, the Guardian and the New York Times. 
  • Cloud computing provider Fastly, which underpins a lot of websites, said it was behind the problems.
  • The firm said there were issues with its global content delivery network (CDN) and was implementing a fix.
  • Fastly said, they identified a service configuration that triggered disruption across their points of presence, POPs globally and have disabled that configuration.