GoTenna Networking

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A gadget for text messaging without cell service sees a spike in interest from the pro-privacy crypto and Bitcoin communities — even though that wasn’t its creators’ intention. (Source: cnet.com)

I can’t help but feel that de-centralised, ad hoc networking like this is one possible alternate future. Including, of course, the internet of things, everything alive, responsive and addressable.

But that’s a future the major telecomms companies really, really don’t want to see happening. Or the FBI, CIA, NSA, MI5, MI6…

It’s going to be an interesting century.