Citizen journalists were unable to update their weblogs yesterday after Google’s Blogger and Blogspot hosting services went offline for two hours.
A "network malfunction" caused the outage, Google said in a short note posted on Blogger Status, a site where the company informs users about Blogger system issues.
No data was lost during the outage. "We know how important Blogger is to our users, so we take issues like this very seriously," a Google spokeswoman wrote via email.
Saturday, October 14, 2006
Juan Carlos Perez at PC Advisor noted that: