[LINK] individual satellite connections
Sat, 26 Feb 2000 16:55:37 +1100
At 8:16 AM +1100 26/2/2000, Karin Geiselhart wrote:
>Microsoft, EchoStar and satellite company Gilat are teaming up to give
>surfers another high-speed Internet option: two-way satellite service.
>Gilat-To-Home will beam Microsoft Network access to a home satellite
>larger than current dishes at about 24 by 36 inches. Gilat promises to
>outperform current satellite speeds, with download speeds from 400
>per second to 40 megabits per second and uploads from 56k to 153k.
Hmmm... If I buy access in the US, mount the equipment in Australia at my
home, then I'm not using an Australia ISP and the AIIA Code of Practice
does not apply. I can't see an international ISP filtering what it will
transmit on the behest of the Australia Government, let alone a minority
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