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Video: Sascha Meinrath on the Commotion Wireless Open Source Wireless Meshwork

photo of Michel Bauwens

Michel Bauwens
19th August 2013

The sofware enables “what is called a “mesh” network that allows you to share Internet access with other devices on the network. “It challenges this business model that everyone has to buy their own Internet connection, and it really puts forth this notion of, ‘Why don’t we share resources?’ We can share them across our neighbors, we can share them within our offices, we can share them across entire cities,” says Meinrath, director of the New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute.”

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