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