Facebook broken over v6?

Aaron Hughes aaronh at bind.com
Fri Jun 7 18:12:26 CEST 2013

Anyone else getting connection hangs and closes to Facebook?

> host www.facebook.com
www.facebook.com is an alias for star.c10r.facebook.com.
star.c10r.facebook.com has address
star.c10r.facebook.com has IPv6 address 2a03:2880:2110:3f07:face:b00c::1
star.c10r.facebook.com mail is handled by 10 msgin.t.facebook.com.
> telnet 2a03:2880:2110:3f07:face:b00c::1 80
Trying 2a03:2880:2110:3f07:face:b00c::1...
Connected to edge-star6-shv-03-frc1.facebook.com.
Escape character is '^]'.
get /

Connection closed by foreign host.


> telnet 80
Connected to edge-star-shv-09-frc1.facebook.com.
Escape character is '^]'.
get /
HTTP/1.1 400 Bad Request
Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8
Connection: close
Content-Length: 2131

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN"
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"
   xml:lang="en" lang="en" id="facebook">
    <title>Facebook | Error</title>
    <meta http-equiv="Content-Type"  content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
    <meta http-equiv="Cache-Control" content="no-cache" />
    <meta name="robots"              content="noindex,nofollow" />
    <style type="text/css">
      html, body {
        margin:       0px;
        padding:      0px;
        text-align:   center;
        font-family:  "Lucida Grande", "Tahoma", "Verdana", "Arial", sans-serif;
        color:        #333333;

      a.menu {
        margin:     auto;
        position:   relative;
        display:    block;
        width:      964px;
        height:     29px;
        background: #3B5998 url('https://s-static.ak.fbcdn.net/common/error.png')
                    top center no-repeat;

      .core {
        text-align: left;
        margin:     auto;
        width:      904px;
        padding:    1em 0em;

      h1 {
        font-size:  18px;

      p {
        font-size:  13px;

      .footer {
	    border-top: 1px solid #DDDDDD;
        color:      #777777;
        float:      left;
        width:      904px;
        padding:    5px 8px 6px 0;
        font-size:  11px;
    <script type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8">
      function back() {
        if (1 < history.length) {
          return false;
        return true;
    <a class="menu" href="http://www.facebook.com/"></a>
    <div class="core">
      <h1>Sorry, something went wrong.</h1>
      <p>We're working on getting this fixed as soon as we can.</p>
      <p><a onclick="return back();" href="http://www.facebook.com/">Go Back</a></p>
      <div class="footer" id="pagefooter_copyright">
        Facebook &copy;
        <a href="http://www.facebook.com/help/">Help</a>
Connection closed by foreign host.


Aaron Hughes 
aaronh at bind.com
Key fingerprint = AD 67 37 60 7D 73 C5 B7  33 18 3F 36 C3 1C C6 B8

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