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Below the traceroute information, is the Carriers table with summary information about the various ISPs or carriers that handle the mapped route s.
Does your web traffic pass through an NSA listening point?
Note that since excluding User-flagged routers is enabled by default, the next time this route is mapped, this router will not appear. The NSA for example, is known to have installed listening posts in some of these buildings, and can listen in on the data that passes through.
Previous Flagging Reports Map Help If you're getting started, it's easiest to begin with some of our canned queries in the Quick search section - see tab on far left.
Whenever you visit a website, send an email, use a social media app, etc. To see routes from your own personal device, you must first generate them yourself. Listening posts presumably don't discriminate based on nationality—whether you're Canadian or American, they're interested in data crossing in and out of the US.
You can explore the various features of this page using your mouse. If you do not find the route s you were looking for, go to either the Basic or Advanced tab where you can adjust the search conditions. The project has been in the works since We map these traceroutes as lines hops joining successive dots routersbased on our estimate of the physical location of these routers.
For more details on how to select routes to display, see the Help button on the upper right of the Map page. An earlier version of this story conflated the wires used to transmit internet data with traceroutes.