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Twitch.tv goes down, all users will need to restore passwords when it's back online

Twitch.tv is left twitching on the ground passed out, is offline for now

| Internet & Websites News | Posted: Jun 22, 2013 6:58 am

Twitch.tv is down, and once it comes back online, all users will be requires to reset their passwords and stream keys. We know this, as the information is coming directly from their blog, which blames the outage on a caching issue with their web CDN partner.

 

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Some were worried that Twitch were hacked, but this isn't the case. The company has stated that they haven't been hacked and it should be back up shortly, but "10s of millions of accounts resets takes quite a bit of time".

NEWS SOURCES:Engadget.com

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