UPDATE: According to Reddit, and the official Twitter, the service outage has been resolved. Some people may be experiencing difficulties on certain platforms like PS3, so we’ll keep an eye out and post any workarounds needed.
Netflix is currently experiencing a service outage, it’s not just your local stream having issues:
Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/Netflixhelps/status/345678716141195264
We’ll post an update when it’s back up.
Clicking the “Is Netflix Down?” link to the right shows in real time the ping response for Netflix from another source, if it shows 0 as it does now, the site is not responding to anyone. If it does a really high number (1000 milliseconds = 1 second), then the site is very slow to respond, and streaming is probably not working.