[Freedombox-discuss] inspirational projects / freedombox neighbours

Paul Gardner-Stephen paul at servalproject.org
Sat Apr 23 02:37:50 UTC 2011

Hi Charles,

On Fri, Apr 22, 2011 at 8:14 PM, Charles N Wyble
<charles at knownelement.com> wrote:
> On 4/22/2011 2:58 PM, Trevor Holland wrote:
> How about servalproject.org ? It has tested a wi-fi mesh network at a remote
> aboriginal community using android phones.
> One good thing about dictators' switching off mobile phone networks is at
> least it stops android phones' potential to sell out activists!  A
> distinction from Iphone's  seeming to actually compromise pro-democracy
> people in Iran!
> Depends on how it gets switched off. Do they just turn off voice/data and
> leave network operational? If so tracking can still occur.

Good point.  I believe that the usual course is to just shut it down
completely.  However, this would require verification.

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