Many websites around the world including the Financial Times, Amazon, New York Times, Bloomberg News websites were down. Websites like Financial Times, New York Times, Bloomberg, and Guardian were not opening. This problem took place for about 1.30 hours. In Britain too, most news websites were facing difficulties in the opening. The Guardian of Britain says that its website and app were closed amid the internet shutdown. There is no official statement about this problem yet, why is this happening. However, initially, it is believed to be a technical fault. News agency ANI said that this problem has come due to a problem in the private CDN (Content Delivery Network).
Amazon.com Inc’s retail website also seems to be shutting down. There were several disruptions to websites across the world, affecting news websites and social media platforms. The retail website of Amazon.com Inc. was also facing an internet shutdown. Major websites run by news outlets including the Financial Times, The Guardian, The New York Times, and Bloomberg News were closed. The Famous News Website New York Times is still Down, while the other websites have recovered from Shutdown State.
These websites were not opening:
Financial Times, Bloomberg, New York Times, The Guardian, Reddit, Pinterest, Twitch, BBC, UK official website.
According to the outage monitoring website Downdetector.com, nearly 21,000 Reddit users reported problems with the social media platform, while more than 2,000 users reported problems with Amazon.
The Guardian Australia tweeted that “The Guardian’s website and app are currently being affected by a widespread Internet outage and will be fixed as soon as possible.
A content distribution network, or CDN, is a network of proxy servers and their data centers distributed over a wide area. These companies run global networks of servers to improve the performance and availability of web services.