Earlier today, network services provider Cloudflare suffered a significant outage, bringing down all of its services – and with it a large portion of the Internet, including Discord, Marketo, Down Detector and more.

“We built Cloudflare with a mission of helping build a better Internet and, this morning, we didn’t live up to that,” Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince told DCD. “I take personal responsibility for that. And so I think that that it’s disappointing, and it’s painful.”

In an interview with DCD as he rushed to the airport, Prince explained what went wrong, dispelled rumors about nation-state attacks, and discussed last week’s unrelated BGP outage.

Here’s what happened