U.S. Invests in Shadow Internet to Confound Dictators Seeking to Shut Down...

U.S. Invests in Shadow Internet to Confound Dictators Seeking to Shut Down Networks

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internet-network-homemade-FabFolk-photo-Keith-BerkobenThe Obama administration is leading a global effort to deploy “shadow” Internet and mobile phone systems that dissidents can use to undermine repressive governments that seek to silence them by censoring or shutting down telecommunications networks.

One prototype, an “Internet in a suitcase,” has been financed with a $2 million State Department grant.

(READ more in the New York Times)

Thanks to Nancy Peske for submitting the link!

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