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|Skype Software Bug and Server Overload Caused Two-Day Outage|
| 11:19 am on Dec 31, 2010 (gmt 0)|
Skype Software Bug and Server Overload Caused Two-Day Outage [bbc.co.uk]
|Server overloads and a bug in Skype for Windows caused the two-day outage for the net phone firm. |
Details of what caused the service to be unusable for millions of users prior to Christmas have been posted on the firm's blog.
The two events combined to create a cascade of problems that managed to knock out much of the network underpinning the phone service.
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