Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 17th Jun 2013 17:58 UTC
Google "The Internet is one of the most transformative technologies of our lifetimes. But for 2 out of every 3 people on earth, a fast, affordable Internet connection is still out of reach. And this is far from being a solved problem. There are many terrestrial challenges to Internet connectivity - jungles, archipelagos, mountains. There are also major cost challenges. Right now, for example, in most of the countries in the southern hemisphere, the cost of an Internet connection is more than a month's income. Solving these problems isn't simply a question of time: it requires looking at the problem of access from new angles. So today we're unveiling our latest moonshot from Google[x]: balloon-powered Internet access." Insane.
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RE[2]: Named after?
by looncraz on Mon 17th Jun 2013 20:56 UTC in reply to "RE: Named after?"
looncraz
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2005-07-24


And you think Google will provide free, open, and honest information with no conditions?


Much better than what the have otherwise!

And, honestly, I have yet to find anything being filtered by google to the point of omission. Search result prioritization doesn't count as censorship.

--The loon

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