[pp.int.general] Lobbying EgyptSat To Provide Free Internet Services For Egyptians
jemers2 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 4 05:27:43 CET 2011
On second thought yeah if you can put me in touch with him I'd like to ask
him a few questions. Thanks alot!
Pirate Party of New York
On Feb 3, 2011 8:46 PM, "Kenneth Peiruza" <kenneth at contralaguerra.org>
> Hi folks,
> About satellite communications, some points:
> Last year I asked a friend about sat-com because everyone at Bangkok's
> hackerspace went nuts with the (buggy) filtering proxy of Thai's
> I have a friend who is an amazing telecom expert, running a satellite
> communication's firm in EMEA, so I asked him about rates and latency.
> In short:
> 1000 US$ / mbps / month
> Equipment: btw 1200 and 2000 US$
> Link Latency 500 ms (all geosynchronous satellites have this delay)
> Emitter dish considerably bigger that a simple Sat-TV receiver (AFAIR
> 2,5M diameter)
> IMHO discouraging. If you want it anyway, I can put you in touch with him.
> On 04/02/11 01:00, Jay Emerson wrote:
>> Thanks and will do.
>> Jay Emerson
>> Administrative Officer
>> Pirate Party of New York
>> On Feb 3, 2011 1:41 AM, "bbox-gs" <borgbox.drone.guinness1 at gmail.com>
>>> nice Op. Jay
>>> also, keep an eye on #openmesh on twitter. looks like they will try and
>> buy a satellite. I'm contributing ideas for tech., from afar (still, if
>> can help - got to push this) - strange bed fellows, I'm on my own. but
>> trying to add ideas to make it robust AND pushing to give it to an
>> International Org., for full transparency -not US control.
>>> it's an interesting read,
>>> at least #borgboxgs1 comments ;)
>>> anyone know of a good trusted Org. to run the SAT?
>>> the US centric core group is probably ignoring common sense I think :(
>>> note: Gary Jay Brooks seems like a good egg so far. Shervin???
>>> maybe more push from the international community would help.
>>> it has good potential in the right hands.
>>> to be seen...
>>> Peace Brother
>>> Sent from my iPod
>>> On Feb 3, 2011, at 0:31, Jay Emerson <jemers2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Would members of PPI be up for helping us lobby this company to provide
>> free Satellite Internet Services for the Egyptian people?
>>>> I have started a PiratePad and will collaborate with others if this is
>> something some of us would want to do:
>>>> While it has been restored, I think preparing for another shut down is
>> best and what we do:
>>>> Thanks in advance and feel free to start without me on the PiratePad.
>>>> - Jay
>>>> Jay Emerson
>>>> Administrative Officer
>>>> New York Pirate Party
>>>> "My user has information that could...that could make this a free
>> again! No, really! You'd have programs lined up just to use this place,
>> no MCP looking over your shoulder." - Tron
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>>>> pp.international.general at lists.pirateweb.net
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