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[liberationtech] Pirate Bay turns to drones

KheOps kheops at ceops.eu
Fri Mar 23 09:48:55 PDT 2012


This is a joke - at least according to tetsu0, one of the TPB folks :)

On 03/23/2012 04:44 PM, David Johnson wrote:
> http://thepiratebay.se/blog/210
> 
> 
>       /TPB LOSS/
> 
> /We were down a few hours earlier today. There's no need to worry, we
> haven't been raided this time. We're only upgrading stuff since we're
> still growing./
> 
> /One of the technical things we always optimize is where to put our
> front machines. They are the ones that re-direct your traffic to a
> secret location. We have now decided to try to build something
> extraordinary./
> 
> /With the development of GPS controlled drones, far-reaching cheap radio
> equipment and tiny new computers like the Raspberry Pi
> <http://www.raspberrypi.org/>, we're going to experiment with sending
> out some small drones that will float some kilometers up in the air.
> This way our machines will have to be shut down with aeroplanes in order
> to shut down the system. A real act of war./
> 
> /We're just starting so we haven't figured everything out yet. But we
> can't limit ourselves to hosting things just on land anymore. These Low
> Orbit Server Stations (LOSS) are just the first attempt. With modern
> radio transmitters we can get over 100Mbps per node up to 50km away. For
> the proxy system we're building, that's more than enough./
> 
> /But when time comes we will host in all parts of the galaxy, being true
> to our slogan of being the galaxy's most resilient system. And all of
> the parts we'll use to build //that system on will be downloadable./
> 
> 
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