Partial Digg Outage


Digg was partially down today (June 2nd, 2008), “…for a brief period, while we make some changes.” The extent of the outage was anyone hitting Digg with a “www” in the URL got that error page, but without the “www” it loaded fine. I doubt this was a planned activity, but rather someone fiddling around with the webserver or DNS settings. The “brief period” lasted roughly 12 hours (10am EST to 10:30pm EST).

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To me, more interesting than the DNS issue, was the actual Out of Service page. The page consisted of that pixelated graphic (at the top) along with a list of links the Digg crew likes. Continue reading to check out the full list.

While not digging, the digg crew recommends:

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