- 4 Jun 2021
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This gigantic flare could take down large parts of the internet, or even all of it. Now, this doesn't matter too much for the wider internet (I mean, who cares, right?) but the real issues start when we can't access this website.
Once-in-a-century solar superstorm could plunge the world into ‘internet apocalypse’, study says
Long-distance optical fibre lines, submarine cables part of global internet infrastructure are particularly vulnerable