We'll be back soon! There was a data center battery failure after the power went down in Lower Manhattan. Generators powering up. #sandy— Gizmodo (@Gizmodo) October 29, 2012
#ConEd has begun shutting off electrical service to part of Lower Manhattan - to protect equipment & allow for quicker restoration after...— Con Edison (@ConEdison) October 29, 2012
Our site is down. Problems with NY-area servers due to Sandy. Be back ASAP.— BuzzFeed (@BuzzFeed) October 29, 2012
#sandy has fucked us too, but only because our data center is ran by monkeys who spent all the money for emergency batteries in bananas.— Jesus Diaz (@jesusdiaz) October 29, 2012
Daily Kos servers being powered by generators.— Markos Moulitsas (@markos) October 29, 2012
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