mesh-networks

net neutrality

To Save Net Neutrality, We Must Build Our Own Internet

We must end our reliance​ on big telecom monopolies and build decentralized, affordable, locally owned internet infrastructure.
Jason Koebler
11.21.17
will it mesh?

I Tested Out the World’s First Off-the-Shelf Mesh Net Creator

goTenna Mesh is now available for anyone.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.10.17
Luxury Week

Now You Can Build Your Own Private Mesh Network With Phones and Radios

The goTenna Mesh, a small radio device launching on Kickstarter, may bring the masses to mesh networking. A chat with the CEO, Daniela Perdomo.
ALEX PASTERNACK
9.28.16
Culture

How a DIY Network Plans to Subvert Time Warner Cable's NYC Internet Monopoly

The NYC Mesh meetup group has partnered with two internet exchanges to provide high speed connections without going through the telecom giant.
Jason Koebler
1.25.16
NEW YORK CITY

The Community-Owned ISPs Building an Alternative to Big Telecom in New York City

How three separate projects are working to provide free high speed wifi to New York City.
Jason Koebler
1.8.16
politics

This App Would Let Dissidents Share Video When Governments Shut Off the Internet

The ideal app for dissent spreads and mutates offline.
Jordan Pearson
11.4.15
Internet

Two Years Later, Where Is Occupy's Internet?

Catching up with Isaac Wilder, who we first met during the height of Occupy actions as he and a small band of hackers set out to build the people's Internet.
Brian Anderson
3.14.14
Motherboard Blog

A New Airborne WiFi Virus Spreads Like the Common Cold

Airborne viruses could expose protesters and activists using wireless mesh networks.
DJ Pangburn
2.27.14
Motherboard Blog

Former FCC Chairman: Share Your Wifi for the Good of America

Because our telecommunications systems should be safeguarded against any eventuality—including a future would-be American Mubarak or Gaddafi too?
DJ Pangburn
6.7.13
Motherboard Blog

Practically Nonideological: A Chat with Ethan Zuckerman

When diplomats from nearly 200 countries descend upon Dubai this December to renegotiate the International Telecommunications Regulations, the onerous United Nations treaty that lords over telephone, radio and T.V. networks and that ""may be extended...
Brian Anderson
4.2.12