Widespread Internet Outage Affects Major Websites

Several major websites, including those of the British government, The New York Times, The Financial Times, The Guardian and Le Monde, were inaccessible for many users on Tuesday morning. According to Downdetector.com, which tracks internet disruptions, sites reporting problems also included Etsy, Hulu, PayPal, Reddit, Twitch and Twitter. Many of the affected sites appeared to have been restored after a little less than an hour. The outage was connected to Fastly, a provider of cloud computing services.

Wheeler Seeks Broadband Plan To Aid Poor

Today, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler will circulate a plan to his fellow commissioners suggesting sweeping changes to a $1.7 billion subsidy program charged with ensuring that all Americans have affordable access to advanced telecommunications services, according to senior agency officials.