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Submission + - Google Kevlar-wraps its trans-Pacific fiber cables to protect from shark attacks (networkworld.com) 1

Brandon Butler writes: As an ode to Shark Week: Sharks have been known to show an appetite for fiber cables underwater, and last week a Google official said to prevent sharks from wreaking havoc on the company's trans-Pacific fiber lines, it wraps them in Kevlar. It's believed that the emission of electrical currents from the fiber piping is mistaken by sharks occasionally as prey.
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Google Kevlar-wraps its trans-Pacific fiber cables to protect from shark attacks

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