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Internet Access Briefly Crippled in China Due to Mysterious Networking Error

A networking error in China briefly crippled Internet access to many local sites in the country, as the nation's user traffic was strangely redirected to an IP address located in the U.S. Starting at Tuesday afternoon local time, Internet users in the country began reporting problems accessing China's top Internet sites… Chinese Internet experts noted that traffic had been redirected to IP address 65.49.2.178, which is located in California, and belongs to Sophidea Webhosting.

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