Massachusetts election knocks CNN Offline

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Massachusetts election knocks CNN Offline

Apparently there is huge interest in the Mass election. I'm watching live precinct reports on CNN and their website went down. No doubt lots of other news sites are seeign a huge spike in traffic.  (I'm sure tomorrow we'll see articles about the traffic spike worldwide - or at least in the U.S.)
This was the message I got on (note it came up about a minute later)

Server Maintenance

Your server is going through a few minutes of routine maintenance. Please don't touch your browser for a few minutes.

What do I do?

  • If you were posting a comment or making a post on your blog then do not press BACK on your browser. Wait 5 minutes and press the refresh icon on your browser. Your comment or post will be sent as normal.
  • If you are browsing a blog here just wait a few moments and hit refresh. The page you were expecting will appear.

Apparently and went down (two popular websites) as well.

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