It looks like the Amazon.com site has been down for at least 10 minutes now. This is something I have seen out of many web sites, but never out of Amazon.
Any time I see something like this, I start to wonder if they've been hacked. The interesting part is that a 10 minute downtime can cost that company literally thousands of dollars of revenue!
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Update: about 15 minutes of downtime, and it's back up, albeit slow and still reporting errors when you search for some things.