[DC3] an Internet for the poor vs. empowering the people

Steve Song steve at villagetelco.org
Tue Nov 22 07:55:44 UTC 2016


I second Christian's point.

-Steve

On 21 November 2016 at 17:07, Christian O'Flaherty <oflaherty at isoc.org>
wrote:

> I like the preamble a lot, although I would not disparage the efforts from
> companies:
>
>
>
> My suggestion: "... A number of private and state owned initiatives have
> addressed this issue through techniques as diverse as baloons, planes,
> limited access zero rating plans or points of free connectivity in public
> areas. Even though these sort of initiatives are effective in increasing
> Internet access, sometimes uptime, level of service, privacy, neutrality
> and other important factors cannot be preserved, resulting in uneven
> experiences compared to regular online users." + "Community networks, on
> the other hand, are empowering the people to build meaningful
> infrastructures that create the local portion of the Internet in a manner
> that is respectful of human value" (taken from your email)
>
>
>
> The objective is to make the point without being offensive...
>
>
>
> Christian
>
>
>
>
>
> *From: *<dc3-bounces at listas.altermundi.net> on behalf of Coenraad Loubser
> <coenraad at wish.org.za>
> *Reply-To: *Dynamic Coalition on Community Connectivity <
> dc3 at listas.altermundi.net>
> *Date: *Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 4:41 PM
> *To: *Dynamic Coalition on Community Connectivity <
> dc3 at listas.altermundi.net>
> *Subject: *Re: [DC3] an Internet for the poor vs. empowering the people
>
>
>
> Nicolás, that is probably the most important point and speaks to the heart
> of the matter on so many levels. I love your addition.
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> _______________________________________________
> DC3 mailing list
> DC3 at listas.altermundi.net
> https://listas.altermundi.net/mailman/listinfo/dc3
>
>


-- 
Steve Song
+1 902 529 0046
http://villagetelco.org
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://listas.altermundi.net/pipermail/dc3/attachments/20161122/df95f6e0/attachment-0001.html>


More information about the DC3 mailing list