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Fastly global internet outage: why did so many sites go down — and what is a CDN, anyway?

Shutterstock Paul Haskell-Dowland, Edith Cowan University If you were having difficulty accessing your favourite website on Tuesday evening Australian time, you’re not alone. A jaw-dropping number of major websites around the globe suddenly became unavailable with no immediately obvious explanation — before reappearing an hour later. It’s disconcerting when the sites we rely on suddenly become inaccessible, and even more …

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