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Bad to Worse: Fifth Undersea Cable Cut in Middle East

Reports are coming in this morning that a fifth undersea fiber optic cable was severed in the Middle East. However, by several accounts, the fifth cable cut is actually a second cut on a different segment of the FALCON cable. How exactly these cables are being cut is still unknown, though Egyptian officials maintain a ship didn't cause the breakages near the port of Alexandria.

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Adamalicious3454d ago

This story has been fascinating to follow. What the hell is going on over there?

This link, posted in the comments on Daily Tech is also really interesting - it claims that Iran currently has NO internet as a result.

http://www.internettrafficr...

Cat3454d ago

yeah, this is really bizarre.