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# 100366 10-Apr-2012 21:05
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Is this a local issue or are international sites (such as www.amazon.com) REALLY slow for everyone at the moment? I'm on DSL in Whakatane.

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  # 607608 10-Apr-2012 22:02
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I live in Wellington and have noticed the same thing, www.stuff.co.nz & geekzone load almost instantaneously but sites like the bbc take a lot longer. This has not always been the case.

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  # 607609 10-Apr-2012 22:06
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  # 607626 10-Apr-2012 22:52
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On TCL Cable, no problems browsing Amazon.com, into weird subject like constitutional law, something that won't be cached anywhere. sub 4 second page render times

Likewise, BBC.co.uk is pretty nippy, Dow Jones stockmarket info up in under 4sec.

Can you include a traceroute to www.amazon.com, just in case something in the packet path is playing up?

traceroute to www.amazon.com (72.21.194.1), 64 hops max, 40 byte packets
 1  vektor_rtr (192.168.0.1)  4.710 ms  7.863 ms  8.044 ms
 2  * * *
 3  lo0.internet.ivpn.pe25.telstraclear.net (218.101.61.124)  14.465 ms  37.274 ms  15.399 ms
 4  ie2-g-0-0-0.telstraclear.net (203.98.50.2)  23.387 ms  26.965 ms  26.834 ms
 5  ge-0-2-0-1.xcore1.acld.telstraclear.net (203.98.50.251)  25.221 ms  30.917 ms  25.489 ms
 6  203.167.233.10 (203.167.233.10)  20.954 ms  29.687 ms  21.916 ms
 7  i-0-0-4-1.tlot-core01.bx.reach.com (202.84.142.106)  148.350 ms  149.823 ms  155.714 ms
 8  i-3-5.tlot03.bi.reach.com (202.84.251.238)  176.561 ms  152.105 ms  154.326 ms
 9  lap-brdr-03.inet.qwest.net (63.146.27.245)  195.005 ms
    qwest-peer.tlot03.pr.reach.com (134.159.62.58)  170.913 ms  165.651 ms
10  dca2-edge-02.inet.qwest.net (67.14.28.114)  221.075 ms  293.195 ms  236.926 ms
11  67.133.224.194 (67.133.224.194)  218.525 ms  220.075 ms  221.867 ms
12  72.21.220.161 (72.21.220.161)  244.213 ms  238.458 ms  237.998 ms
13  72.21.222.139 (72.21.222.139)  227.276 ms  234.856 ms  223.576 ms
14  72.21.218.1 (72.21.218.1)  221.584 ms  237.134 ms  229.078 ms
15  * * *
16  *^C






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  # 607659 11-Apr-2012 07:40
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If it happens again (it's fine now) then I'll post back with more details; my original post was purely to find out whether it's everyone or just me.

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