Google Fails Around the World Thursday Morning

by admin May 14, 2009 at 5:06 pm

Users across the globe from Portugal to Denver are reporting that Google’s search, advertising and email services are not working or are loading in minutes, not milliseconds.’s offices can’t get to Gmail, for instance — but staff can get there using the WiFi meant for visitors. Network administrators around the country are reporting incredibly long traceroutes. AT&T and Level 3 are reportedly slow, while service on Cogent’s network seem to be snappy. Reports indicate problems for Level3 in New York, Cox fiber in Virginia, Verizon FIOS in Virginia, and Brazil among others.

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