freedom toaster – a great idea

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Again, I’m amazed at the generosity of human beings.  Perhaps silly, perhaps underused (no idea), and obviously narrow in scope… none the less, I’m still impressed that people have volunteered to make the following happen:

Freedom Toaster

Freedom Toasters are conveniently located, self-contained, computer-based, ‘Bring ‘n Burn’ facilities.

Like vending machines, preloaded to dispense confectionery, Freedom Toasters are preloaded to dispense free digital products, including software, photography, music and literature.

The Freedom Toaster project began as a means of overcoming the difficulty in obtaining Linux and Open Source software due to the restrictive telecommunications environment in South Africa, where the easy downloading of large pieces of software is just not possible for everyone.

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