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Hackers plan space satellites to combat censorship

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Summary
Computer hackers plan to take the internet beyond the reach of censors by putting their own communication satellites into orbit.
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In the open-source spirit of Hackerspace, Mr Bauer and some friends came up with the idea of a distributed network of low-cost ground stations that can be bought or built by individuals.Used together in a global network, these stations would be able to pinpoint satellites at any given time, while also making it easier and more reliable for fast-moving satellites to send data back to earth. "It's kind of a reverse GPS," Mr Bauer said.

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