Tech confirms Gawker sites down because of power outage at datacenter in lower Manhattan.—
Adrian Chen (@AdrianChen) October 29, 2012
A power outage at a downtown New York data center on Monday took several popular websites offline, including the entire Gawker network of sites as well as Mediaite and the Huffington Post.
New York City residents this morning were worried about shortages of batteries and bottled water, but now users worldwide are facing a sudden and unexpected shortage of places to web surf.
Celebs are welcome to go crazy in real life but are asked to stay indoors and keep tweeting; Twitchy is up and running and going strong.