Global Net Blackout No Easy Feat for Potential Saboteurs

Evildoers disrupt communications by cutting undersea cables that crisscross the waters of the Earth. Suddenly, the 21st century wired world goes silent. Millions of people have no Internet connection; telephones go dead. Sounds like Hollywood, doesn’t it?Well, four undersea cables recently were cut in the space of a week. Egypt lost more than half of its Internet capacity. Qatar had just 60 percent of its telephone capacity. India — back office Save up to $500 off top-selling HP printers. to the world — experienced slowdowns. U.S. troops in the Middle East had a hard time calling home.

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