The Ultimate Internet DR Solution: Satellites?The Ultimate Internet DR Solution: Satellites?
Hackerspace Global Grid project intended as 'fallback infrastructure'
January 4, 2012
A trio of hackers has an ambitious plan to build a satellite network that will keep the Internet going in case of a disaster that affects its availability.
Hackerspace Global Grid (HGG)--the brainchild of three hackers based in Stuttgart, Germany--will "develop a modular antenna grid for satellite communication," according to the project's website.
"The hacker community needs a fallback infrastructure in case of natural and economic disaster to stay connected," according to the site.
The hackers--Andreas Hornig, Armin Bauer, and one who goes by the online name of "hadez"--cooked up the idea as an answer to a call by a hactivist named Nick Farr at a meeting of the Chaos Communication Club in August to create a hacker space program.
Read the full article here.
Have a comment on this story? Please click "Discuss" below. If you'd like to contact Dark Reading's editors directly, send us a message.
About the Author(s)
You May Also Like
Hacking Your Digital Identity: How Cybercriminals Can and Will Get Around Your Authentication MethodsOct 26, 2023
Modern Supply Chain Security: Integrated, Interconnected, and Context-DrivenNov 06, 2023
How to Combat the Latest Cloud Security ThreatsNov 06, 2023
Reducing Cyber Risk in Enterprise Email Systems: It's Not Just Spam and PhishingNov 01, 2023
SecOps & DevSecOps in the CloudNov 06, 2023