Technology giants like Google and Facebook are expanding efforts to control more of the world’s Internet backbone, raising tensions with telecom companies over who runs the Web. In the past year, ... more 
Technology giants like Google and Facebook are expanding efforts to control more of the world’s Internet backbone, raising tensions with telecom companies over who runs the Web. In the past year, these companies that supply much of the world’s online content have ramped up their investment in Internet infrastructure. The moves include bringing online new submarine and underground cables they have funded, striking long-term agreements to lease so-called dark fiber, and building their own networking hardware. less 
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Tue, Dec 17, 2013 10:02 AM EST