Follow Slashdot stories on Twitter


Forgot your password?

Submission + - Hacktivists Plan Satellite To Bypass Censorship ( 1

judgecorp writes: "A group of hacktivists is planning a satellite system to bypass censorship of the terrestrial Internet, it was revealed at the Chaos Communications Congress in Berlin, at the end of December. The proposed hacker space program, known as Hackerspace Global Grid will communicate through a distributed network of cheep (100 euro) mobile ground stations, according to the group's plans"
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Hacktivists Plan Satellite To Bypass Censorship

Comments Filter:
  • Didn't China just test the "solution" to this "problem" sometime in the past year, and wasn't everyone annoyed about the resulting space junk it caused?

    A satellite whose purpose is to annoy the powerful, and some of those powerful are sufficiently capable to shoot it down. Furthermore, that satellite has no umbrella of national protection - nobody is going to consider the shootdown to be an act of war.

    I applaud their purpose, but unfortunately I see it as a target, and future hazardous space junk.

Receiving a million dollars tax free will make you feel better than being flat broke and having a stomach ache. -- Dolph Sharp, "I'm O.K., You're Not So Hot"