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5 Reasons the Internet could die at any moment

Matt Fugazzi, lead forecaster for the National Weather Service office  in Spokane,  works with a bank of computers Monday. Using data compiled over 30 years to establish a “normal” pattern, the forecasters predict the immediate and-long range weather. (CHRISTOPHER ANDERSON / The Spokesman-Review)
Matt Fugazzi, lead forecaster for the National Weather Service office in Spokane, works with a bank of computers Monday. Using data compiled over 30 years to establish a “normal” pattern, the forecasters predict the immediate and-long range weather. (CHRISTOPHER ANDERSON / The Spokesman-Review)

Matt Fugazzi, lead forecaster for the National Weather Service office  in Spokane,  works with a bank of computers.

According to humor website CRACKED.com, the Internet could blow at any time. Here's why:

#5 The Internet is a series of cables and cables can be cut.

#4 Hordes of zombie robots will kill us all.

#3 Someone impersonates the Ferryman.

#2 The Internet is Main Street USA, and Wal-Mart just moved in.

#1 Losing net neutrality (or keeping it)

Full story here.

How would the death of the Internet affect you?




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Cindy Hval
Cindy Hval is a freelance columnist for the Voices neighborhood sections. Her Front Porch column appears twice a month in the Thursday Voice.









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