Free Syrian app helps stay connected in war zones and disaster areas

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They say necessity is the mother of invention. The difficulties of communicating in war-torn Syria has led to an idea that could get the world better connected. FreeCom uses the full range of smartphone capability to transmit information where there is no internet network. Thus providing vital information such as whereabouts and safety in disaster situations, the app could bring internet communications to parts of the world not yet reached and, potentially, keep us all better connected. FreeCom encrypts data prior to transmission and therefore can utilize different communication channels securely. This can mean piggy-backing messages through multiple devices acting…

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