Who Broke the Internet?

If it seemed like the Internet was slow or broken on Monday, it wasn’t your imagination. It really was.

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Sometimes the Outage is Your Fault

When applications and web sites fail, there are circumstance you simply couldn’t foresee, but other times, if you had done the little things, maybe you could minimized the damage of an outage, and in those cases, it really could be your fault.

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Playing the Outage Blame Game

Sometimes things go wrong that are completely out of your control including natural disasters and freaks of nature, but that doesn’t mean powerful people won’t use the situation to point the finger of blame at you.

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Now Outages Could Get You Sued

When RIM had a three-day outage earlier this month, it was embarrassing and damaged the company’s reputation, but I’m sure one outcome it never expected was a lawsuit.

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Did Blackberry Outage Really Hurt Users?

When Blackberry went down last week, it hurt its diminishing reputation, but the failure to communicate for more than two days didn’t help matters. It’s worth noting that my informal research found the few users I asked weren’t affected by the outage.

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