Mesh networks, Tibet and the digital divide.

We want to show people that it’s possible not only to build out this kind of technology at low cost in developing areas, but that it’s possible for the community to really integrate it into their lives,” said Yahel Ben-David, a one-time Silicon Valley dot-commer who left his native Israel to build Dharamshala’s mesh network.

Read this article from WIRED.  More “Mesh” from WNM and the Whats New Media Wiki.

ALSO: Tibetan Wi-Fi Website Attacked

Organizers of a community wireless mesh-network project in Dharamshala, India, say their website was attacked on Thursday, following publication of a Wired News article about their work for Tibetan refugee settlements.


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