telia outage

Telia Outage

Swedish company Telia suffered an outage after an engineer misconfigured a router and started sending European traffic to Hong Kong.

The misconfiguration had a huge knock-on effect on all sorts of other services from Cloudflare and AWS to Slack. Cloudflare CEO Metthew Prince anounced on Twitter that the company will deprioritize traffic untill Telia have fixed their systemic issues. While Telia apologized for the outages.