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Facebook Invests in Asian Fiber-Optic Cable Network

In an attempt to further support one of the company’s fastest growing overseas markets, Facebook has invested an undisclosed sum of money in Asia Pacific Gateway, an underwater cable network delivering Internet to many Southeast Asian countries. Facebook’s investment is part of a $450 million pooled investment among a consortium of firms, aimed at increasing Internet delivery speeds while taking some of the burden off Singapore, which now acts as the main hub of Web traffic.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik