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‘Buy This Satellite’ Initiative Plans To Bring ‘Free Internet For All’

[disinfo ed.’s note: Kosta Grammatis is working with disinformation friend and collaborator Rob Spence on his infamous Eyeborg project.]

Discovery News reports:

Despite the fact that you’re reading this now on your computer and/or have an iPhone or a some other smart phone that allows you web access day and night, 7 out 10 people around the world have no access to the Internet. That’s about 5 billion people, according to the charity group, A Human Right, whose mission is “to improve the human condition by advocating for and safeguarding global access to information as a human right.”

To address the discrepancy, founder Kosta Grammatis wants to buy a TerreStar-1 communications satellite from TerreStar, which filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2010.

The effort is called Buy This Satellite and it has 3 phases: In phase 1, the group wants to raise US $150,000 in order to finalize a business plan, get legally organized to submit a bid for the satellite, and hire engineers.

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Rise of the Eyeborg – Disinformation: The Podcast

Disinformation: The Podcast – Rise of the Eyeborg

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This episode features an interview with cyborg filmmaker Rob Spence. We discuss Rob’s successful integration of a wireless video camera into his prosthetic eye, the documentary he is making about the project, the concept of transhumanism, and his previous film, Let’s All Hate Toronto. Witness the rise of the Eyeborg, this week on Disinformation: The Podcast.

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