Middle-Eastern, Asian Internet Collapse is a Harbinger of Things to Come

Yesterday and today, huge regions in Asia, Africa and the Middle East are suffering internet blackouts after two long, underwater fiber optic cables were severed, probably due to human error. One of the cables was the famous 17,000 mile FLAG cable, whose route from Japan around the Middle East to Europe you can see… » 2/01/08 7:00am 2/01/08 7:00am