Cloudflare outage takes down websites globally for over an hour: Report

The effect was felt by users of some of the key hotspots of internet traffic, such as Twitter, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Discord, Zerodha, Shopify, and Canva, according to Downdetector

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Multiple websites were affected during Tuesday’s outage. Photo: DownDetector.

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An outage at Cloudflare, a content delivery network used by many companies, took down multiple websites across the globe on Tuesday. 

The effect was felt by users of some of the key hotspots of internet traffic, such as Twitter, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Discord, Zerodha, Shopify, and Canva, according to Downdetector, an online platform that provides users with real-time overview of issues and outages at various websites and services.

Websites like Udemy, Splunk, Quora, Crunchyroll were also down, along with crypto exchanges such as WazirX, Coinbase, FTX, Bitfinex, and OKX. Most of these websites were later accessible.

Cloudflare said it had suffered an

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First Published: Jun 22 2022 | 2:37 AM IST

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