[Freedombox-discuss] Debian FreedomBox = Existing Debian \packages on plug hardware

stillyet at googlemail.com stillyet at googlemail.com
Thu Mar 3 15:42:32 UTC 2011

On 3 March 2011 14:19, Keith <keith at tahrir.co> wrote:

> On Thu, 03 Mar 2011 13:12:37 -0000, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 03, 2011 at 01:01:01PM -0000, Keith wrote:
> >> On Thu, 03 Mar 2011 12:27:23 -0000, stillyet at googlemail.com
> >> <stillyet at googlemail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>> The same technique means that the node can be easily be transported,
> >>> concealed, by any means of transport which carried human passengers,
> >>> or, indeed, through the (non-electronic) mail system.
> >>
> >> Carrier pigeons also.
> >
> > Love the dolphins. Write by WASTE.
> >
> Should have included this link
> http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/1321176.stm
> I don't there's an existing protocol for dolphins. Carrier pigeon internet
> protocol (CPIP)
> already exists. Anyone want to try this using micro SD cards?

It's already been done, in South Africa, and the bandwidth over 50Km
exceeded the bandwidth of the local 'broadband'. Pigeons aren't very fast
but one of those cards packs a lot of data. For a real Tahrir square
situation this actually isn't such a bad solution - apart from the problem
of getting the pigeons to the square in the first place. Once released a
homing pigeon will not be easy to distinguish from the wild pigeons which
hang around in public spaces in many cities, so interrupting or firewalling
the packets would not be easy.

Simon Brooke :: http://www.journeyman.cc/~simon/

        ;; Stultus in monte
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