This from just 5 minutes ago this Wednesday Evening:
Login, Transaction, Information issues
[POSTED 4:57pm PST] We are currently experiencing some issues which may prevent residents from logging in to Second Life. This issue is also affecting updates of in-world information, including online status, transactions and other related functions. Please refrain from making any transactions or handling no-copy objects until this blog has been resolved.
You know how to whistle don't ya? You just put your lips together and... Blow.