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On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the network of fiber cables that serves as the backbone of the world’s internet connectivity, how fragile that network is and why entire countries can lose internet access at the drop of an anchor.

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