This incredible map shows the undersea cables that keep the internet alive — and security services are worried Russia could cut them

Today’s maps found on the interwebs.

It shows the sheer scale of the infrastructure which keeps the internet running. It’s built up over decades, mainly as a result of private enterprise rather than coordinated state infrastructure projects, like road or water networks.

Found at http://www.businessinsider.com/map-shows-extent-of-undersea-internet-cables-that-russians-could-cut-2017-12

Written by Gary

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