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Server fault blocks access to Spanish domain names

Wednesday 30 August 2006 | 11:17 CET | News
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A temporary fault was responsible for the blackest day in the history of the Spanish internet, according to El Pais and El Mundo. On 29 August, at around 15:15 the vast majority of domain names ending in ".es" collapsed. Internet users were unable to access web pages which had a Spanish domain name, unless the page had already been accessed and had been stored by internet providers. The problem, which is understood to have affected most of the 420,000 ".es" domain names, lasted for around two hours and affected internet users the world over. Red.es, which promotes Spanish domain names, said

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