Adventures in the Lone Star State

Middle East/Asia Lose Internet

As many of you are already aware, a couple of undersea cables were damaged in the past 48 hours or so. This has caused a major disruption in the Middle East and India. Their access to the Internet is not completely gone, but enough to send shockwaves around the world. The United States is all experiencing some after shocks from this because many companies have alliances and data centers in India. It’s amazing how much we take for granted; we are literally consumed by technology on a daily basis, whether we want to be or not.

See this USA Today article for more details.

January 31st, 2008 at 9:35 am

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