I just had a weird thought here. Can SAFE connect via bluetooth? We can connect via tcp, wireless, LAN but I was just thinking what if you had a bunch of people, say a classroom full or a meeting hall or whatever and they left their laptops/tablets/phones or whatever on with bluetooth running to form a mesh network of their own. A string of a few more devices out the door to connect to a nearby wireless connection would allow that meshnetwork to connnect to the larger internet/safenetwork. Or say you’re out and just want to message with one or two other people/exchange files over safe so you turn on bluetooth and shoot off some messages, no wifi or cell coverage required. And then there’s the whole farming aspect what with creating micronetworks on the fly. If your network consists of 5 million or 5 thousand does your ability to store data count the same reletively as if it were 500, 50 or 5? That is do you earn less safecoin reletive to your capacity to offer resources proportionately to the population attempting to use the network? Or is a GB always worth x amount of safecoin regardless of how many or few people might be offering it? If it’s proportionate then creating small isolated networks might be very useful in generating safecoin. I don’t know I’d have to have more information on the math on how things are calculated. Anyway the question of bluetooth is still valid especially in regards to using safe without wifi or lan and developing a mesh network.
Bluetooth is just the hardware level communication protocol, much like ADSL, WiFi, Ethernet, etc.
With the appropriate software layer, there is nothing to stop you using TCP/IP over Bluetooth or safenet over the top of that.
From a quick google, I dug this up: https://giovanni.wordpress.com/2007/04/06/how-to-use-tcpip-over-bluetooth/
So everyone can create a global mesh together without ISPs?
Sure, but routing is then the challenge.
Awesome just so long as we can figure out a way to make it work. I’m kind of thinking a safenet meshnet version of the firechat concept, except not just chatting you know?