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In the past month, there were several major internet outages affecting millions of users across the world. Sites buckled, services broke, images wouldn’t load, direct messages ground to a halt and calendars and email were unavailable for hours at a time.
What can we learn? For one, internet providers need to do better with routing filters. Secondly, perhaps it’s not a good idea to run new code directly on a production system.