An hour ago, one of our customers asked why they couldn’t get to Lycos.com to check their email. I checked www.lycos.com, lycos.com, and hotwired.com with OpenDNS CacheCheck, and confirmed that the nameservers at Lycos are timing out. I double-checked with a third-party site, DNSstuff: same results.
All five nameservers are timing out, right now:
I’m pointing this glitch out as a proactive customer support measure for OpenDNS users. I expect this will be fixed rapidly, but it’s been 60 minutes already.