Some users on Reddit and Twitter are reporting that iTunes and the App Store are down. Other are able to access normally, suggesting that the issue is either small-scale or intermittent. Apple’s status page is not yet showing an issue, though it is common for Apple to be very slow to update the page.
The issue doesn’t seem to be specific to any one country, with reports from the U.S., Europe and Asia (including me in the UK) …
The iTunes store is giving a ‘cannot complete your request’ message, while the App Store is proving unresponsive for those affected.
Apple’s online stores suffered a significant outage in August, affecting the App Store, iTunes, iBooks, the Mac App Store, and the Volume Purchase Program, with the iTunes store suffering a further outage last month.