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Daily Archives: June 1st, 2015

Comcast suffers major DNS outage; affected areas include Puget Sound and Bay Area

Excerpt: A large num­ber of cus­tomers of telecom­mu­ni­ca­tions giant Com­cast are report­ing tonight that they can­not con­nect to the Inter­net, report­ed­ly because of a wide­spread DNS (domain name sys­tem) serv­er outage. Affect­ed areas include Puget Sound and the Bay Area. The Domain Name Sys­tem, for read­ers who don’t know, is like the Inter­net’s phone book. It […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Policy Topics, Technology
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