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Major Outage Hits German’s Websites Under .de Domain

Millions of websites under Germany’s top-level domains, .de, went offline on Wednesday due to a technical error according to various sources. While the exact cause of the outage is still unknown, the problem is reported to have originated from DENIC, the central registry for the .de top-level domain.

Updates:  UPDATED May 12, 2010 9:23 PM PDT
DENIC reports .de issue has been identified and fixed DENIC, May.12.2010
The .de DNS outage had nothing to do with DNSSEC. Apparently, somebody pushed a zone file truncated at fa*.de.(via Twitter) Dan Kaminsky, May.12.2010

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