The Internet Backbone for Noobs

January 26, 2014

Some fast facts about undersea cables used for internet all around the world. Source

2009 Submarine Cable Map

2009 Submarine Cable Map

July 23, 2012

Neat looking map of the undersea cables that carry the majority of all telephone and Internet traffic around the world. James Bamford covers how various intelligence organizations (including the NSA) are (or are not) able to harvest information from the cables in his excellent book The Shadow Factory. Source