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[liberationtech] Cuba: 5% Internet penetration

S.Aliakbar Mousavi mousavi.sa48 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 8 11:21:13 PST 2015


Hi,

You just mentioned that There are technologies out there that make this
cheap, feasible, and reliable.
What technologies you mean? Can you give me some examples?
Best,
Ali


On 8 January 2015 at 14:16, Andrés Leopoldo Pacheco Sanfuentes <
alps6085 at gmail.com> wrote:

> That's right, there's a small window of opportunity here for community
> projects to develop a horizontal and free Internet for the people. There
> are technologies out there that make this cheap, feasible, and reliable.
>
>
> Best Regards | Cordiales Saludos | Grato,
>
> Andrés L. Pacheco Sanfuentes
> <alps at acm.org>
> +1 (347) 766-5008
>
> On Thu, Jan 8, 2015 at 10:59 AM, Myself <falcocom25 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Amen to that Andres Leopoldo,
>>
>> Back to the original post, the fact is that with US restrictions out of
>> the way Internet could be in the homes of most Cubans in a matter of months
>> if the Cuban government lifted customs restrictions on home satellite and
>> wi-fi equipment. The typical excuses: the embargo and infrastructure costs
>> are only that, lame excuses. Cuban exiles would gladly foot the bill to be
>> able to communicate with their families, no need for costly infrastructure
>> and no problem paying american satellite companies for the service. Of
>> course, Cuba's government would not accept it because they are afraid of
>> losing control and power but the least we can do is put some media pressure
>> on it. The next time a "Cuba expert" speaks at an American university or
>> the to the media blaming the embargo for the lack of Internet there should
>> be some serious questions raised by the members of this group.
>>
>>
>> http://www.cubanet.org/tecnologia-2/exiliados-cubanos-podrian-costear-acceso-a-internet/
>>
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Jan 8, 2015 at 11:21 AM, Andrés Leopoldo Pacheco Sanfuentes <
>> alps6085 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Let's not do any flaming, it's so démodé...
>>>
>>> BUT
>>>
>>> Cuba is close to my heart, AND
>>>
>>> there's a lot of BS going around
>>>
>>> Let them have their itty bitty piece of the Internet and then some
>>>
>>>
>>> Best Regards | Cordiales Saludos | Grato,
>>>
>>> Andrés L. Pacheco Sanfuentes
>>> <alps at acm.org>
>>> +1 (347) 766-5008
>>>
>>> On Thu, Jan 8, 2015 at 10:04 AM, J.M. Porup <jm at porup.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 01/08/15 10:45, Andrés Leopoldo Pacheco Sanfuentes wrote:
>>>> > Oh YEAH! TAYLOR SWIFT! teaching us about Freedom while basking in her
>>>> > millions. OMG ROTFLMFBO
>>>>
>>>> Um. OK. It wasn't my intention to trick you. I just figured you knew. I
>>>> mean, this is lib-tech...
>>>>
>>>> > Bottom line: any single bit of additional Internet access for ANYONE
>>>> is
>>>> > GOOD.
>>>>
>>>> There are two words for the inevitable. One is progress. The other is
>>>> tragedy.
>>>>
>>>> JMP
>>>>
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            S.Aliakbar Mousavi
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