Updated July 22, 2021 at 1 PM ET: Based on Downdetector, some sites appear to be back online. Reports of outages for the affected websites started dropping dramatically around 12:43 PM ET.
Steam, LastPass, PlayStation Network, and many major websites are down following an Akamai outage. The outage also affects several Apple services, including iCloud Backup, iCloud Mail, and iCloud Storage Upgrades.
According to Downdetector, the spikes started around 12 PM ET.
Akamai states the following regarding the outage:
Investigating – We are aware of an emerging issue with the Edge DNS service.
We are actively investigating the issue. If you have questions or are experiencing impact due to this issue, please contact Akamai Technical Support. In the interest of time, we are providing you the most current information available, which is subject to changes, corrections, and updates.
This is a developing story, and we’ll update it as more information becomes available.
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