“How do you communicate when the government censors the internet?” asks Forbes Contributor John Koetsier in Hong Kong Protestors Using Mesh Messaging App China Can’t Block: Usage Up 3685%. According to Koestsier,
“With a peer-to-peer mesh broadcasting network that doesn’t use the internet. That’s exactly what Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters are doing now, thanks to San Francisco startup Bridgefy’s Bluetooth-based messaging app. The protesters can communicate with each other — and the public — using no persistent managed network.”
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