Cloud Provider Outage Takes Down Large Swath Of Web

CNN Business reports:

Countless websites and apps around the world went down Tuesday after Fastly, a major content delivery network, reported a widespread failure.

Fastly supports news sites and apps like CNN, the Guardian, the New York Times and many others. It also provides content delivery for Twitch, Pinterest, HBO Max, Hulu, Reddit, Spotify and other services.

Other major internet platforms and sites including Amazon, Target, and the UK government website — — were affected. The problem appeared to be related to an outage at Fastly (FSLY), a cloud service provider.

Read the full article. At this writing, some of the sites are coming back online but many are still down.