Reports: Syria is cut off from the internet and how it may have happened

Syria, which is engaged in a citizen revolt, has been cut off from the Internet according to several reports. This tactic isn’t all that difficult implement and is becoming more common, making the need for new open source technologies for wireless communications necessary.

Building the Technology Stack for Internet Freedom

The State Department introduced a $25 million fund for technology companies to help with the task. One group has already applied for a $3 million grant to build the technology stack for a distributed, open-source telecommunications system. Here’s what it looks like.