http://consume.net

# Trip the loop, make your switch, consume the net


Julian Priest

Centro De Multimedia [in association with sputnik.com.mx]
Centro Nacional De Artes
Mexico, D.F.

May 21st 2001

These are the slides that were used to accompany the talk which lasted about an hour. Many thanks to Fran Illich for organising the event.

# Contents

Origins
How did it start?
Early ideas, Wireless in Clink Street
The Clink street Community
A Network Connection
Invisible Barrier
The Width of a Street
Legal barriers
5 illegal meters
Wireless Solution
Breezecom AP10
Lessons
Background
UK Telecoms
Privitisation
Mass Internet Provision
Business Internet Provision
Local Loop Con
Payment at the edges
Current .uk Telecoms Position
Consume
Consume the net
Aims
Community Networks
Technology
802.11b Card
Antennas
Network Principles
Connecting Nodes
Traditional Peering
Pico Peering
Building the network
The development so far
Consume Organisation
Free Networks Around the World
Consume nodes
Node database
Nodes Within 2Kms of Clink street
Nodes within 5 Kms of Clink Street
Nodes within 20 Kms of Clink Street
Directions
The Future
Questions?

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