Weighing the Internet

How much does the Internet weigh? Not the physical infrastructure but the data. Well, since all data is digital, the answer comes down to the weight of an electron. And that means the estimated amount of 2 zettabytes of global Internet data would add up to 5 ounces / 142 grams. Like a medium apple.

Of course, someone else had already done this math before I found myself wondering about it. I find the answer completely fascinating.

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