German Hackers Launch Satellite for Free Internet

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German Hackers Launch Satellite for Free Internet

Post  Drunky McThuggerton on Tue Aug 28, 2012 2:44 pm

Written by Cyber Girl
Wednesday, 11 January 2012 16:53

The Hackerspace Global Grid was inspired by a call to action at the Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin, where hackers of all stripes gather in a think-tank to resolve issues of the day as they relate to their expertise.
Hacker activist Nick Farr – motivated by legislation like the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in the U.S. – called on the community to contribute to a project that would remove the power of censorship from governments and corporations by creating an uncensored Internet in the free frontier of space.
Read Full Story:German Hackers For Free Internet - Hackerspace Global Grid Conference

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Syncom 1, the First Geosynchronous Satellite What NASA could do in the 1960s, what we can do now, say the German hackers. At least, that's the line of thought supporting the Hackerspace Global Grid; a project that aims to build a space-based network of communications satellites that would freely provide uncensored Internet to users on the ground, taking the power of censorship out of the hands of governments.

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Given recent developments like SOPA, uprisings across the Arab world and the actions of oppressive regimes like the one in Belarus, it becomes clear that the free, fair and uncensored Internet is both a tool for individual empowerment and an entity whose future is uncertain.


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