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How the Internet Travels Across Oceans


Spool of Internet cable

Credit: Chang W. Lee

The internet consists of tiny bits of code that move around the world, traveling along wires as thin as a strand of hair strung across the ocean floor. The data zips from New York to Sydney, from Hong Kong to London, in the time it takes you to read this word.

From The New York Times
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