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Title    How a DIY Network Plans to Subvert Time Warner Cable's NYC Internet Monopoly
Date    Wednesday January 27 2016, @10:27AM
Author    martyb
Topic   
from the making-connections dept.
https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=16/01/26/0349226

AndyTheAbsurd writes:

In a warehouse basement in Brooklyn’s Red Hook neighborhood late last year, a handful of self-taught network engineers gathered to casually discuss how they might make Time Warner Cable irrelevant in their lives.

Toppling—or at least subverting—a telecom monopoly is the dream of many an American, who are fed up with bait-and-switch advertising campaigns, arbitrary data caps, attacks on net neutrality, overzealous political lobbying, lackluster customer service, and passive-aggressive service cancellation experiences that are a common experience of simply being a broadband internet customer these days. The folks at NYC Mesh are actually doing something about it.

http://motherboard.vice.com/en_uk/read/how-a-diy-network-plans-to-subvert-time-warner-cables-nyc-internet-monopoly


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