New Delhi: Many major websites around the world, including the BBC, CNN, and Amazon, have been down for some time today.
Many websites around the world have been in trouble for some time today due to the sudden internet outage (Internet Outage) that has occurred in many countries around the world. Impact Several major media websites, including the BBC, Amazon, the Guardian, the Financial Times, the Independent, the New York Times, the Evening Standard and Reddit, were shut down, while some websites were completely shut down, with minor interruptions.
This problem has come to the fore in major content distribution networks (CDNs) around the world. CDN is a system used to manage websites and their content on the Internet and to provide information to users, with a major Internet crash occurring across its global network. Experts say this is the reason for the internet crash on major websites.
We are aware of the issues with https://t.co/uLPSBt4jdQ which means that users may not be able to access the site. This is a wider issue affecting a number of other non-government sites. We are investigating this as a matter of urgency.
– GOV.UK (GOVUK) June 8, 2021
As a result of this sudden issue, about 21,000 Reddit users reported information about the problem on the social media platform. Websites maintained by news outlets, including the Financial Times, The Guardian, The New York Times and Bloomberg News, have also faced this problem. More than 2,000 users have reported problems with the Amazon website. This was reported by Downtetector.com, an Internet shutdown monitoring website.
Commenting on this, the US agency said, “We are currently investigating the impact of the problem found on our CDN service.”