Mumbai, June 8: Large parts of the internet have suffered an outage on Tuesday, due to which numerous sites are affected. The websites that were affected include Twitch, Reddit, Amazon and Paypal. Meanwhile, most of them are government-run websites. According to reports, the web outage is believed to be caused Fastly Edge systems, a popular CDN provider. Twitter Down: Micro-Blogging Site Faces Outage Again, Users Unable to Login, Post New Tweets.

The other websites which are affected are - Etsy, Vimeo, Shopify, Stackoverflow, New York Times, CNN and Pinterest. Users are getting “Error 503” message. According to Sky News, the global online content delivery network (CDN) is currently investigating the matter. Some of the websites  are even showing "Fastly Error". Massive Internet Outage Brings Down Big Global Websites; NYT, CNN, BBC Among Those Hit.

Here Are Some OF The Posts By Twitter Users Compaining About The Outage: 

Internet users took to Twitter to complain about the outage. However, it is still not clear that how time will be taken to restore services of the affected sites. Notably, a CDN, is a network of proxy servers and their data centres are distributed across a wide area. These companies run global networks of servers to improve performance and availability of web services.

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