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MetaMask stops working as Infura suffers another service outage

by Osato Avan-Nomayo
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Quick Takes
  • An Infura service fault has caused MetaMask to stop working for the majority of users.
  • Ethereum gas fees have tumbled as a result of the outage.
Crypto web wallet MetaMask is currently not working for users due to a service outage on Infura, an Ethereum infrastructure provider.

“We are aware of an outage of some of our ETH1, Palm, Optimism, Polygon, Filecoin and Arbitrum API endpoints. At the moment, the outage is limited to the listed components, which are temporarily unavailable. We are currently investigating to pinpoint a root cause and remediate,” according to an update on Infura’s status page on Friday.

Further updates on the status page show that Infura developers have identified the root cause and are working on a fix.

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