Thread: Net neutrality
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Old 2010-08-14, 15:36   Link #11
Join Date: Feb 2010
Originally Posted by synaesthetic View Post
No, I'm talking about a "second Internet," created through point-to-point wireless connections. It's been brought up in theoretical discussions about totalitarian government restrictions on the "true" Internet. Not talking about stealing software or the neighbor's wifi.
In theory? That's how the internet used to be, except not wireless. You'd get a huge string of direct connections between multiple computers. So what you're suggesting isn't just theoretical but actually has been done before and can be done again.
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