Hot weather ‘breaks’ internet in Australia as temperatures soar

 iiNet shut down servers due to extreme heat in Australia.

iiNet shut down servers due to extreme heat in Australia. Image by CeBIT Australia / CC BY 2.0

Internet users in Australia found themselves offline Monday afternoon when a key internet service provider shut down some of its Perth data centre due to record-breaking temperatures in the city. One dissatisfied customer Tweeted on Monday: ‘..not sure "it's hot" is really an acceptable excuse in Australia’. Read more: smh.com.au

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