Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 28th Dec 2012 17:10 UTC
Legal "The Chinese government issued new rules on Friday requiring Internet users to provide their real names to service providers, while assigning Internet companies greater responsibility for deleting forbidden postings and reporting them to the authorities." The crazy thing is not that China is tightening its control over the internet. No, the crazy thing is that if it were up to our own politicians, western governments should do the same.
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by marcp on Sat 29th Dec 2012 13:31 UTC
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We need alt_internet working on a mesh networking. This way it would be really hard to block people from using internet, internet could be cheap or free, you woulnd't be required to give your data, etc.
We already have the hardware, although the open hardware would be much better that what we got today. FreedomBox is one of the best projects aiming into that.

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