p2p/mesh cellphone network
ewanm89 at googlemail.com
Thu Sep 13 13:17:36 CEST 2007
On Tue, 11 Sep 2007 22:43:44 +0100
Giles Jones <giles.jones at zen.co.uk> wrote:
> On 11 Sep 2007, at 22:23, Shawn Rutledge wrote:
> > On 9/11/07, Robin Paulson <robin.paulson at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> didn't we discuss this a few weeks ago?
> >> http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/6987784.stm
> > I'm wondering what they had to do to the radio to make it possible,
> > or if it is at all with GSM. Sounds like maybe they used something
> > different.
> > Of course this phone could do it with WiFi or Bluetooth, purely in
> > software.
> It could, but as discussed previously, there's all sorts of
> drawbacks. Drop outs, power usage etc..
> With custom technology you can improve on that. It's not a
> technology that can be depended on like cell networks as it relies on
> a chain of people being between you and the destination.
> Some technology info here:
> OpenMoko community mailing list
> community at lists.openmoko.org
FBI and co wouldn't be happy as tracing mobile calls would have just
Ewan Marshall (ewanm89)
Geek by nature, Linux by choice.
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