Read More: What Happens if Russia Disconnects From The Internet https://www.wired.com/story/russia-in... "In trying to build a fully autonomous internet, what Russia is really doing is creating a weaker one. The global internet works so well because there are numerous paths for traffic to flow—it’s hard to totally prevent information from getting to its destination. For example, if an undersea cable ruptures between Europe and the US, your email or WhatsApp message to someone in France can simply flow over another one. Russia wants to build a system where it can account for alternative pathways, and shut them off at will."
It only takes one outage to compromise global connectivity https://blog.apnic.net/2018/09/21/201... "Internet connectivity at the inter-domain level is based on connectivity between Autonomous Systems (ASes). As the number of alternate routes between ASes increases, so does fault-resistance and the stability of the Internet in a given economy increase. However, some paths prove to be more important than others."
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