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Akamai Went Down, And it Broke the Internet

Today’s outage was resolved quickly. A future cyberattack may not be.

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If you tried to access any of several thousand large websites this morning, you likely noticed strange issues. Pages wouldn’t load, normally snappy screens took forever to access, and 404 errors abounded.




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