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.

At the moment, it’s unclear what’s causing the outage, though DownDetector reports that both AWS and Akamai, a pair of content delivery networks that host much of the internet, are both experiencing issues. Akamai’s status page reports that the company is currently investigating an issue with its DNS service. Cloudflare’s CEO has chimed in to say that its service isn’t…

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