How would you spread a message if someone shut down the internet right now?
You’d be fucked, right? So help blackout-proof the protests with some low-cost geek-boxes.
Technology and the unrestricted flow of information are absolutely fucking critical to the success of the wave of the renaissances going on in Africa and the Middle East. These are information revolutions.
But this doesn’t happen easily. Creating ad-hoc mobile phone networks and keeping cloaked internet relays active needs equipment. It’s low-cost to us ($20), but that’s 3 days wages in some of these countries.
These inspirational dudes are working their fucking souls out, risking their lives to overthrow dictators and build a better world. Show them you think it’s fucking brilliant.