Bristol Wireless

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Anonymous
Mar 9 2006 00:05
Bristol Wireless

Did anyone else see the thing about Bristol Wireless on the news tonight, it looks fucking cool. They're a community group providing free broadband via a Wi-Fi network, I think it's a really good idea. Here's their website:

http://www.bristolwireless.net/wiki/

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Nick Durie
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Mar 9 2006 02:07

There's a similar scheme in Edinburgh called backnet.

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Rob Ray
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Mar 9 2006 08:12

Freedom did a front page on the issue in January, there's a huge project going on in Illinois being done by the Indymedia treasurer.

Caiman del Barrio
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Mar 9 2006 12:35

Anyone fancy doing a New Cross Wireless?? My (stolen) connection ain't that hot.

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Jacques Roux
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Mar 9 2006 17:52

There was one in London, made up of anyone with a ifi router, with a big map of nodes. Cant remember its name. Actually there were a couple.

London is slowly going wifi now anyway, 3 boroughs have already one and the City is about to as well.

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Mar 9 2006 17:56

Oh and for people interested in using other peoples wifi networks, theres a thread on legality here:

http://bikereader.com/forum/index.php?topic=11430.0

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Mar 14 2006 00:39

There is in fact a wi-fi network that covers New Cross and Deptford (and few other bitds too) http://boundless.coop/ other stuff in London http://nodel.org/seednodes.php

Scary the comp geeks know less than me. eek

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Mar 14 2006 09:51
Alan_is_Fucking_Dead wrote:
Anyone fancy doing a New Cross Wireless?? My (stolen) connection ain't that hot.

we're using the same one yeah? It goes off every now and then but usually i can reconnect within an hour, but yeah not very reliable. Hasn't bothered me so far but I know there'll come a time when I really need it and it won't work!