Alot of the U.K. were missing a conection to the internet

http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/22/22941.html

My ISP at work told me it was due to "overloading" but it was still out when I left work 8hrs after it went down.

Glad I've got cable at home *;D

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cloverm: Just out of interest, is the LJR home page house seperatly to the cgi stuff? It's just I could get to a current homepage but forums etc timed out.