The Internet is under water

Literally.

First up, above is a map of  all the underwater fiber optic cables that provide the internet throughout the world. While much of the connectivity for the Internet is above ground, the cables that connect one continent to another all lies at the bottom of the world’s oceans.

And not just cables. One day maybe data centres themselves will also reside in the sea versus land, based on this experiment: Microsoft’s underwater data centre resurfaces after two years – BBC News

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