Virgin Media suffers nationwide DNS outage… just days after BT (fuelling my made-up conspiracy theory)

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It is not a good time to be a UK broadband customer. Last night Virgin Media suffered a nationwide DNS outage – rendering most of the web inaccessible for its customers.

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The outage comes only days after BT customers suffered problems for an agonising three hours on Saturday morning.

Now here’s the weird thing: I’m a BT user and on Saturday I jokingly tweeted this conspiracy theory…

Once can be an accident… but twice in one week? Yeah, probably still an accident but let it be known the conspiracy theory started here.

James O’Malley