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Iran cuts 95% of Internet traffic

Maybe one day we'll see Ham-SD-Radio P2P News and Files Sharing economy.


On Sun, Dec 29, 2019 at 6:14 AM Rich Kulawiec <rsk at gsp.org> wrote:

> And this is why, despite all the disdainful remarks labeling such
> things as "antiquated", mailing lists and Usenet newsgroups are vastly
> superior to web sites/message boards/et.al. when it comes to facilitating
> many-to-many communications between people.  Why?  Well, there are many
> reasons, but one of the applicable ones in this use case is that their
> queues can be written to media, physically transported in/out, and then
> injected either into an internal or external network seamlessly modulo the
> time delay.  And because the computing resources required to handle this
> are in any laptop or desktop made in the last decade, probably earlier.
> If you're trying to get information in/out of a society that is raising
> network barriers to realtime communication, then you need methods that
> don't rely on a network and aren't realtime.
> ---rsk

Ahmed Elbornou
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