Category:Wireless mesh networking
Creating ad hoc networks of cheap wireless device can provide a resilient, off-grid way of connecting to the Internet. Such a network would require no Internet Service Providers; it would be entirely in the hands of the users. Furthermore, it would be impossible to censor and difficult to spy on. It would have no central hub, so trying to take it down would be like trying to cut a hole through water.
- The Next Net, Douglas Rushkoff's essay on the need for a truly decentralized communication technology
- Vanessa Miemis' blog entry: 16+ Projects & Initiatives Building Ad-Hoc Wireless Mesh Networks
- Quora's What true P2P networking projects exist or are in development, which may spring into action if the Internet is ever unacceptably co-opted or controlled?
- ContactCon - Initiative: Building a Distributed Decentralized Internet