Personal Telecom

December 4th, 2002 | Posted by paul in Uncategorized

Creating our own communications networks may be our best hope at preserving our freedom of speech and access to information. Below are resources for getting started:

http://www.personaltelco.net

Mission Statement: Personal Telco is a grass roots effort to empower people to build the infrastructure through which their data flows. By creating, packaging and disseminating Open Source tools, documentation and community support we are building city wide networks which are open to, and maintained by, the public.

http://www.wirelessanarchy.com/ – There may be a group near you.

http://www.oreillynet.com/topics/wireless/802.11 – Several articles on the topic.

http://www.freenetworks.org/ – News an discussion.

Especially useful for infrastructure construction purposes:

Food containers (Pringles cans, etc.) and the Ethernet DC power injector, or do-it-yourself style.

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