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Banks, brokerages, PSN, the Steam Store, and more are down in massive internet outage

Banks, brokerages, PSN, the Steam Store, and more are down in massive internet outage
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Many websites — including banking pages, brokerages, and gaming services — have been affected by what looks to be a major internet outage. As website owners and companies that run services that provide the backbone of the web scramble to solve the issue, consumers have been left unable to access services like Ally Bank, Fidelity, Sony’s PlayStation Network, Airbnb, and more. Several airline sites are also having issues: Delta, British Airways, and Southwest’s sites are all having major issues.

At the moment, it’s unclear what’s causing the outage, but Akamai, a content delivery network that hosts much of the internet, has confirmed to The Verge that it’s experiencing an outage and says that a fix is already rolling out. Both the New York…

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