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Friday, June 6, 2008

Ad Age Says Amazon Just Lost $1.8 Million in Half an Hour

Amazon Just Lost $1.8 Million in an Hour
E-commerce Site Was Down for 90 Minutes June 6, 2008 NEW YORK (
-- E-commerce site Amazon went down this afternoon around 1:30 EDT and stayed down for at least an hour. Attempts to access were met with the following message: "Http/1.1 Service Unavailable." It's hard to know exactly how many dollars a minute Amazon loses in sales for every moment its site is down, but simple math pegs it at about $1.8 million an hour, based on Ad Age estimates. Read the full story at: -- Abbey Klaassen

Techno Granny Note: Other companies should be in such a posiiton to lose that much money in an hour! As my grandson would say, Awesome!

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