The US National Weather Service warns us about potentially dangerous weather, so it would be pretty scary if their highly reliable data analysis and warning system, the one they use to disseminate all their predictions, went down.
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Despite the telco's assurances that last week's huge outages have been fixed, many customers across the country are still unable to connect to their NBN and ADSL services. Service is gradually returning, with Telstra advising customers to regularly cycle their modems to attempt to connect to the network, but it's been a rough four days for Telstra in a year that's been full of major outages.
Both Vodafone and Optus suffered severe network headaches yesterday, leaving customers without calls, SMS or internet functionality around Australia. By way of an apology, Vodafone is giving its customers free data all weekend.
Monday morning got off to a rough start for Facebook, where users reported widespread difficulty updating their status, liking and commenting on posts. The extent of the outage is so far unclear, but if Twitter whining is any indication, it's affecting just about everybody worldwide. Update: It's back!