Greek community creates an off-the-grid Internet
Communities around the world are building their own parallel Internets to stay out of reach of governments and major corporations.
"It’s like a whole other web," AWMN user Joseph Bonicioli told the magazine. "It’s our network, but it’s also a playground."
The AWMN began in 2002 in response to the poor Internet service provided by traditional telecommunications companies in Athens. However, the past few years have illustrated another use for these citizen-run meshes: preserving the democratic values of the Internet.
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