Dec 152017
 
 December 15, 2017  Surveillance

Daniel Oberhaus reports that Denver Gingerich, a programmer in NYC, has been developing a surveillance-free cell phone network.

Earlier this year, Gingerich published the code for Sopranica, a DIY, surveillance-free cell phone network. At the moment, it consists of a protocol that allows anyone to register for a phone number to make calls and send texts over the internet totally anonymously. In the future, this protocol will be paired with a network of small radio devices run by members of a community that will replace users’ reliance on cell phone towers run by telecommunications companies.

Read more on Motherboard.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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