Submarine Cable Map

Many years ago (around 2008 to be exact) the Middle East and a large portion of Asia suffered a massive Internet outage. I remember not being able to access anything, get 20k pings in WoW, not to mention losing communications to anyone, even those in my own country (Internet routing in the ME is weird sometimes). I also recall people complaining, cursing the ISPs for using "cheap wires" rather than "uncuttable" satellite.…