Four Net backbone servers hit by glitch

Computers which manage global Internet traffic shut down last night, reports the Wall Street Journal

Four out of 13 computers that control the flow of Net traffic worldwide partially failed Wednesday night as the result of a technical glitch, reported the Wall Street Journal.

The problem was dealt with quickly, so users remained unaffected. The remaining nine so-called root servers continued to operate normally.

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