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Re: Internet Traffic Begins to Bypass the U.S.

  • From: Paul Ferguson
  • Date: Mon Sep 15 02:20:26 2008

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- -- Jim Mercer <jim@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>UAE/Dubai is a major landing point for many asian/indian ocean fibers, but
>there is no equivilent of One Wilshire/60 Hudson/etc.
>
>so, as the data finds more and better direct routes to the end user,
>reducing the need to route through the US, there is still a penchant for
>hosting the primary data there.

A direct route to the criminals, too:

http://www.arabianbusiness.com/530800-uae-banks-step-up-security-after-card
- -theft

- - ferg

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