Undersea cables update: Sabotage?

Still no definitive word on the cable cuts, but international authorities are considering deliberate wrongdoing as a possibility.

Two weeks after the rash of severed submarine cables disrupted Internet service across India and the Middle East, International Telecom Union has issued a statement establishing one of the five recent undersea Internet cable cuts as accidental. The organization is not ruling out sabotage as a cause for the others.

Read the full report at Ars Technica: "Undersea saboteurs may have been responsible for cable cuts"

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