This is the first time I could reach WebmasterWorld or WebmasterWorld host since about 10 AM CST. Its now noon. I jut received a notice from my own host indicating the problem on Level3, fortunately my site didn't appear to be effected, but I sure missed my moring coffee and WebmasterWorld :)
One of our partners uses VZ for e-mail. Down a couple of times today. Not sure if it is related, but it actually bounced a couple of messages rather than the lllooonnngg delayed delivery (5 hours) that occurs on occassion.
Nine out of ten of the world’s largest telecom carriers all continue to use Level 3 services, as do five of the top six U.S. Internet Service Providers, and nine out of ten of the largest European telecom carriers.