iTunes Store Facing Outage, Preventing Some Users From Making Purchases [Update]
Many users, including us, have been unable to make purchases from the iTunes Store, running into the "Cannot connect to iTunes Store" message.
Apple's own system status page does point to an iTunes store issue, claiming 'some users' are affected. The page also says App Store should be running normal, while others have had mixed results. The issue reportedly started occurring around 11:30am EST
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Update: Apple is reporting that this issue extends to App Store, iBooks Store, Mac App Store, iTunes Match, and iCloud Backup...
Update 2: Apple is reporting that all issues are now resolved...
Update 3: Now FaceTime is down for some, according to the System Status page.