Berto Jongman: Outernet Provides Data Offline

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Berto Jongman
Berto Jongman

Outernet aims to provide data to the net unconnected

“When you talk about the internet, you talk about two main functions – communication and information access,” he told the BBC. “It’s the communication part that makes it so expensive.” So, Outernet focuses instead on information. The project aims to create a “core archive” of the world’s most valuable knowledge, culled from websites including Wikipedia and Project Gutenberg, a collection of copyright-free e-books. This would be updated on roughly a monthly basis.

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