Amazon.com Down For Many Users, With Homepage Showing ‘Service Unavailable’ Message (Back Up Now)

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http://techcrunch.com – Updated. Amazon.com’s main website appeared to be down for many visitors for a 45-minute-long period today, with the site returning a mostly blank page that reads “Http/1.1 Service Unavailable.” Here is a screenshot of what some visitors saw when visiting Amazon.com: A look at a cURL of the site at the time of the outage showed that Amazon’s homepage is returning a 503 Error, which indicates that the server powering the site is temporarily down due to maintenance or overloading. Internal links were still working, but at what seemed like a slower pace. Meanwhile, AWS, A (IT news)