PSA: Amazon, PSN, Airbnb, and half the internet is down

Gaming services have been hit hard

The websites of some of the world’s biggest banks, airlines, and gaming services are down following a massive outage.

Amazon, Airbnb, and UPS are among countless sites that have gone offline for many users.

Gamers have been hit particularly hard. Users of the PlayStation Network, Steam, and Fortnite have all reported network issues.

DownDetector, which tracks outages around the world, is still going strong though:

The source appears to be an issue at the Akamai Edge DNS service, and some sites are now slowly coming back online We’ll let you know when we have an update. In the meantime, you can still enjoy the superlative content on TNW.

Published July 22, 2021 - 5:14 pm UTC

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