Ellie K writes: "Via IEEE Spectrum — Internet connectivity between Japan and North America was unaffected by the earthquake and tsunami-related devastation in Japan. Readers from Hong Kong and Japan noticed slower response times, but were not offline. This was a detailed follow-up to IEEE Spectrum's post two days earlier: http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/telecom/internet/japan-earthquake-internet-didnt-even-blink-says-analyst"
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