Power Outages = Internet Crash!

Yesterday’s power outages affected many internet companies and websites, including Six Apart (who brings us LiveJournal, TypePad and Vox), Technorati, Yelp, AdBrite, and 1up.com.

This report from The Onion is eerily similar to the power situation, but of course, with a heaping dose of irony and sarcasm:

Breaking News: All Online Data Lost After Internet Crash

Scott Beale has posted an almost disturbing collection of downed websites’ screen shots in his Laughing Squid blog entry “Power Outages in San Francisco Down Major Websites”.

Also see: previous reports from fellow Metbloggers Anna and Mark.

1 Comment so far

  1. cd (unregistered) on July 25th, 2007 @ 10:03 am

    That’s the best news clip – real or fake – I’ve seen in a long time.

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