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|Posté le: Ven 24 Sep - 01:51 (2010) Sujet du message: Facebook outages reported; Qwest sees packet loss
The Internet Health Report showed severe packet loss on links between Qwest and other
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the time Facebook users reported major problems, although it's not clear whether they are
(Credit: Screenshot by Tom Krazit/CNET) Facebook struggled to maintain service availability
today during the same period of time as a prominent Internet service provider dealt with a
We're getting countless reports of Facebook problems from users both inside and outside of
CNET, with most reporting that the site has been up and down all morning. Facebook
acknowledged that it was experiencing "latency issues" with its API, but it was not
immediately clear what was causing those issues.
However, during the same period of time representatives for Qwest, a major Internet service
provider, used their Twitter account to alert customers to "a known outage in WA" that "our
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working to restore service as soon as possible." A quick check of the Internet Health
Report around midday Pacific Time showed major packet loss on several key routes between
Qwest and other Tier 1 providers, such as SBC and Saavis.
It's not at all clear that the two issues are related: representatives from Facebook and
Qwest have not returned multiple requests for clarification. We'll continue to update this
post as we receive more information, and please let us know if you're having problems with
Facebook and where you're located, as these issues can often be regional.
Updated 1:22 p.m. PDT: Facebook released a statement: "We are experiencing an issue with a
third party networking provider that is causing problems for some people trying to connect
to Facebook. FFXIV GilWe are in contact
with this provider in order to explore what can be done to resolve the issue. In the
meantime, we are working on deploying changes to bypass the affected connections."