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September 4th, 2014 at 10:57 am

A map of all the pinged devices on the internet

pinged devices

Here’s a map where all devices on the internet are located.

The Internet consists of a vast series of tubes, computers, and devices networked together sharing the same information. But where are all those pieces of hardware located?




Shodan founder John Matherly found out when he pinged all the devices on the internet. As you can see from the image above, most devices are concentrated in developed nations and metropolitan areas.

Matherly’s company Shodan bills itself as the “world’s first search engine for internet-connected devices.” It helps companies determine which of their devices are connected to the Internet and where they are located.

Of course, it’s difficult to determine if Matherly was able to ping all the devices on the Internet. But the image is a good indicator of where most Internet-connected devices are located.

Via The Next Web


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