10/25/2012 10:58 am ET Updated Dec 25, 2012

Blame It On The Cloud: Amazon Outage Shows Peril Of Outsourcing Data

An Amazon facility in Northern Virginia that lost power this week took a chunk of the Internet down with it. Dan Gross on why the episode is a reminder that the vaunted cloud is much like the Web in the 1990s--young and far from foolproof.

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