Re: Broadcast vs. point-to-point

Mike Linksvayer (
Wed, 25 Nov 1998 19:37:09 -0800

Dan Clemmensen wrote:
> Now, let's think about the evolution from today's system to the
> system outlined above. Frankly, I believe that the evolution will
> be driven initially by hackers, for fun. This is what we are seeing
> in the Open Source software community. Will this be enough to
> have a real effect on the cisco-Lucent-RBOC oligopoly? Only
> time will tell.

There was some discussion of a "free internet" on slashdot (the open source hangout, <>) a few months ago. As a result someone created a page at
<> summarizing such efforts, all of which seem to be wireless.

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