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Doesn't that only hit the "daylight" half of the planet the moment it hits, though? It still doesn't seem like it would take out every internet node on the planet. Just all of the poorly shielded/unshielded ones on half the planet.

In theory yes, however, the compression of the magnetosphere on the daylight side and extension on the night side causes these layers to snap back and release several millions of megawatts onto the earth. Powergrids will very likely fail all over earth and there's no hope of replacing them in the first few decades to come, since well... when they fail there's no electricity, no electricity means no production, there for anything that relies on electricity can't be used to aid in the fixing process. Anyway, that's a different discussion entirely. The point is, the power grid can and will very likely fail world wide, no power, no internet.

Oh, and satellites... they'll just get fried from within due to the magnetic charge trapped with in the very same magnetosphere that protects us, as it turns out, it also causes a bit of a microwave effect once the CME gets inside it.

The good news is. We know how to prevent some of it from happening (tesla proved that : tesla skin effect), unfortunately power companies just don't bother (or barely do) at the moment.
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Which we are rather overdue for.
(One capable of damaging electronic equipment, I mean.)

Didn't the last CME hit just a few months ago?
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Didn't the last CME hit just a few months ago?

It did and it will do so fairly often. That isn't dangerous, the dangerous part is when it actually goes inside the magnetosphere instead of deflecting off of it and / or being absorbed at the poles. We call the dangerous ones ICME, I for internal. For a CME to become an ICME it needs to be powerful enough, science is still trying to understand how it works exactly.
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Kinda surprised. I saw a CNN report wednesday that was actually pretty honest about what was going on. IMO anyone who says "THE WHOLE INTERNET" (I'm talking about media, not you guys) was probably on someone's team.
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