We need open mesh networking now more than ever. More and more governments are using Internet shutdowns to gain control of the the people.
This will only get worse.
We also need to build the social and political power to stop them from doing that in,the first place, but yeah we need our own tech on top of it.
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko