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There has been indication that internet user data has been used in political manipulation, and that internet operators have done things to prevent this in the future. But instead of preventing, it can be allowed in third world if cost free limited internet is opened there. Instead of preventing sale of information for political purposes this kind of information sale should become allowed in third world in order to collect money for free internet costs. Money collected this way can even surpass money collected for advertising purposes. For example Ruissia is interested in political influence in Venezuela, and China in Africa. Instead of Cambridge Analytics - style cover operations politically interesting internet user information could be sold freely, paid in cash. This information can be sold to political parties of that third world country where information is gathered, and also sold to foreign political forces that are interested in political influence in that country. This kind of information is valuable to political forces so it must not be sold cheaply. Money collected this way can be much larger amount than selling information just to commercial (advertising) purposes. Is this the way to make free internet true in third world at last? I have written more about how this kind of politically motivated information sale can be done in text “Free internet for third world” which is in Robin Hood Coop Forums, and things about net neutrality etc. are there also. Selling data collected from internet users in third world for not only commercial but political purposes also can generate enough money that at last cost free limited interned line can be opened in third world, and collecting and selling information for political purposes can collect far more money, many times more, than just collecting information for advertising purposes. Zero rating, no line payment costs for end user, no any cost for user using limited net connection in third world. Selling information not only advertisers but for political forces also can be that combined amount of money that makes possible cost free net in third world. Another way to multiple money collected for free net is to use metasearch engines instead of just one search engine. Some of those collect almost 70 search engines and browsers / webpages together (Searx), and (discontinued?) LIMMZ over 50. Metasearch engines often block ads, but if instead of blocking ads metasearch engine collects ads from all those 50-70 webpages and show them all to those who use that metasearch engine / browser? Because free net uses phones as most used net device, small screen of phone is full of flow of adverts when metaserach engine (which is default and only available search engine in free net) is used. So rendering adverts with only text can make adverts smaller so that several dozen of them fits in phone screen. Collecting ads from 50 -70 search engines or browsers and webpages that metasearch engines use to collect information, then makes number of ads 50-70 times more than using just one search engine. So money collected by using advertisements then multiply with 50 - 70 times more. That is enough to maintain cost free internet in third world. Actually because those lesser known search engines gather less ads than Google, Bing or Firefox, number of ads is not 50 - 70 times more if compared to famous browsers like Google or BIng etc. Those metaserch engines seems to use not only other search engines but browsers and netpages to gather information. So metasearch engine not actually gather 50 - 70 other pure search engines, but 50 - 70 netpages. But collecting ads from all of those pages and sending them all to one customer can increase amount of advertisement money to such level that limited free net is possible. Negative side is enormous flow of ads to single device, altough rendered to text, contionous flow of ads almost cover phone screen. But if it makes free net possible this gathering ads from search engines / pages to one one device should be used. There is also browser Brave, made by founder of Mozilla. It uses 20 search engines, and blocks advertiser s ads and replaces them with its own ads. It however pays 55% advertiser money back to advertiser. It also pays money to people who use Brave browser, in “pay to surf” model, 15% of money it collects from adverts. So Brave browser is ideal for third world free net browser, it is metasearch engine, it pays to advertiser 55% of usual amount of advertisement money and 15% to browser user, and that extra 30% what it gets after that can be used to maintain free net connection. That means Brave can use 30% more money from adverts than usual browser to free net connection in third world. And it pays money to browser user, something that free net users in third world will welcome. So free net in third is not only cost free, it also pays money to people who use it. There is Jana /mCent app and others that use similar principle. Brave uses also own cryptocurrency for transactions, IOTA or Moeda cryptocurrency is best for third world. Altough there are hundread or more search engines, there are just few web rendering engines / layout engines / browser engines (those three are same thing). Actually only one remain, Webkit and its Google version. Only Firefox uses some different, and Firefox is ported to Webkit also (Firefox for iOS). Microsoft, Opera, Google and almost all significant browsers and search engines use Webkit or its Google version, and some small players use some other or their own. Firefox already uses Webkit too in iOS. So metasearch engine can use mostly Webkit in third world for all of its 50 -60 search engine and browser / netpage information gathering. Webkit is like Google, only one browser and browser engine dominate market. This simplifies free intrenet for third world. Free smartphone made as cheaply as possible, with cheap video glasses and cheap data gloves, and cheap headphones and solar cell charger made by roll printing can be given for free to free net user in third world, because manufacturing them costs only few dollars, and actual net line costs are several dollar per year and used in many years, so net line cost is higher that equipment cost. UbiSurfer browser uses data compression and charges only 0,5 dollar per month for net connection. MyPhotoZip is fractal based image compression, so it uses lots of time for encoding but decoding should be fast. Video codec that uses MyPhotoZip for “real” frames and then interpolates frames in between can be truly effective video compression, because image compression ratio is 1500. Video when encoded can be stored using some fast video codec and then in device memory transferred to MyPhotoZip (“real” video frames that video codecs use, they then interpolate frames in between, and no fractal compression is needed in this interpolation). Using maiximum data compression and those money collecting methods free intrenet in third world can be true. One way is to use hybrid of centralized server model with distributed system like distributed filesystems (IPFS) and IOTA / Tangle and distributed search engine or browser like “Dweb page” / IOTA. This distributed model can use LTE Direct for example as partially distributed internet and also centralized link tower / server to phone model at same time. So centralized model can use less resources and be cheaper if part of its jobs is done in distributed way with central servers and link towers having less load than ordinary all centralized model. However this distributed part of free net must also me monitored and censored like other free net. Those who want uncensored material must pay for regular internet. Radeeus and Spotify (earlier) and internet (OTT) GT TV were services that were half centralized server / half disributed model. If only one phone / net device is given free to one family in free net, or whole family, including children if they have old enough, get free device, that is possible if enough money is collected for free net. Or only one device in family has net connection, others given to family are simply build portals (screen and headphones) that connect this one net device with thin wire or wireless. There is so called kids safe browsers, that can be in devices given to children, when they become full age browser changes to normal. Bingle was browser that showed both Google And Bing together in same screen, and there were others, Searchzooka, SearchOpener and ShinySearch. Favitt showed several (5-7 or so) browsers in one screen. Similar several browsers open in same time (with all their adverts) can perhaps be used in free net, however perhaps phone screen simply becomes too cramped and single metasearch engine / browser that shows all adverts (from search engines and netpages it scans for information) in one browser page is best for phones. Metasearch engine is called search aggregator, perhaps adverts aggregator (that collects adverts as much as possible) is needed in cost free inernet for third world. Metasearch engine can collect not only information, but adverts from 50-70 netpages / other browsers and search engines, to fund cost free internet for third world. In Wikipedia is articles about pay to surf-, pay to click-, and pay to surf models how to pay internet time. According to pay to click article already 1997 adretisers paid from 0,005 to 0,25 dollars if user clicked advert. so if in India cheapest monthly subscription line cost is 2,5 dollar or 0,5 dollar in UbiSurfer browser (those data plans have limitations, they are not for unlimited surfing for whole month), only 100 clicks to adverts in UbiSurfer during month or 500 clicks in other lines is enough to bring money for cost free intrenet. Actually now cheapest phone contracts are about 3,5 dollar per month, but still it is about 700 clicks (if 0,005 dollar price is used). So actually cost free net in third world could be started right now, it could have started already in 1997, 22 years ago. I cannot see any reason why those billions of people without net connection are still without net. They can simply click adverts and buy themselves net time, if clicking is needed for example even one click per minute avarage net time, and user must watch/hear short advert, it is still cost free internet for user. Bill T. Gross have made many innovations about commercial use/payment of intrenet. Those people who need free net are poor, but they still have to eat and have clothing and other daily needs, so adverts biased towards cheap food, clothing, educational aid, and cheap consumer electronics / entertainment are used in free third world net. Chinese bulk product manufacturers have real market opportunity to sell their products directly to billions. I have written in Robin Hood Coop Forums article about “Food mailbox, what it is?”, about group buying pools, where people in third world can make mass orders and make dircect factory orders from product makers, bying clothes, consumer electronics and food directly from food suppliers around the world Slimming down internet to save cost (costly / traffic heavy net content removed from free net, no gigabit size files etc, data compression to maximum) makes “zeronet” cheap to use. Cost of electronics is neglible today and even before, earlier chinese manufacturers made wristwatch phones, watch- size phones that were either basic phones but some were also feature phones with Symbian OS. Price was from 1,3 - 2,5 dollar upwards. But when Android feature phones came to sale it drove those small phone watches out of market. Wristwatch size phone has small screen like screens before iPhone, but still large enough to watch video etc altough small. So wristwatch size feature phone is possible, manufactured using roll to roll printed components if they are suitable, silicon procesor SoC, given for free with net connection and comes with roll printed video glasses, headphones and cheap data gloves. So big screen is not needed. If free net user wants to bigger screen “iPhony” iPhone clone can be sold, user must pay to get this phone, that too made from cheapest possible components and not iOS of course but Linux, Android etc. Linux, Android etc can also be in free wristwatch phone delivered with free net connection, billions of units manufactured / delivered. Manufacturing cost is minimal, below one dollar if roll printing is used in some parts, and roll printed solar cell charger or Peltier element charger (using body heat to charge phone battery etc) comes with phone also, separately from phone. If cost problems of cost free net are solved simply that way that user clicks adverts in order to earn internet time, and that makes free internet in third world possible, why it is not used? What is the reason behind this resistance to not to offer cost free internet in third world? Even clicking advert after every minute in internet is acceptable if that makes cost free net true. And during that minute also other ads are shown in phone screen constantly. If 1997 advertisement techniques made this free net possible, why it is not used in past 22 years already? And not even today? For billions of people without net connection, because they have no money to pay for smartphone and after that about 3,5 dollar per month subscription fee (about 40 dollar per year). So cheap internet device can be given them for free with free (limited) net connection in third world. Free net connection would help tremendously people of third world. One advert per minute is avarage rate, if for example 30 minutes net time is needed, then user had to watch 30 ads in a row to have that 30 minutes. Youtube style system where about 7 seconds per ad user must watch and then can skip ad could be used, that means 3,5 minutes watching ads in a row and then user can use 30 minute net time, if 30 minuutes more is needed then 30 ads / 3,5 minutes more watching commercials etc. This in case if one ad click is needed for one net minute. Of course when user uses 30 minutes net time, other adverts are shown in screen all time like normal internet is showing ads, and if video is 30 minutes, in screen is running text adverts sometimes at same time when video is running, etc advertisement techniques on top of that 1 ad per 1 minute. So other adverts are also in use on top of that 1 ad per 1 minute, but user does not have to click them. That 1 advert per minute is avarage time and user can decide what order he/she wants to watch ads, 1 per minute or 5 in a row for 5 minutes net time etc. If not even restricted zeronet, internet where all content that is expensive to net provider is removed, is still too expensive that cost free alternative in third world cannot be offered, then it is possible to lessen data rate offered. Less data means less costs to internet provider. And somewhere is that point where lessened data rate costs meets income from advertisers and commercial sponsors, and that point is the cost free internet starting point. Cost free net has been possible since early 2010s when chinese phone manufactureres started to offer super cheap phones, so cost of electronics has not been problem for past 10 years. Less data rate can be compensated using data compression, very effective versions of data compression for images, video and audio. Even just text can be used, no pictures or sound. And text can be compressed also. UTF32 uses only 21 bits for text. It is 2 million values. If only few hundread values are used for text characters, numbers and other marks, and IDBE text compression character blocks, and rest of 2 million values for complete words and complete sentances in memory library, ROM or RAM. 0,5 million most used complete words and 1,5 million most used complete sentances can be used. The multilingual nature of UTF32 is not used, this 21 bit encoding uses one language only (other languages need their own 21 bit encoding), and it uses only 21 bits not 32 like UTF32. Additional 5 bit “header” can be used if needed in cases where 32 values are used to define is that 21 bit section ending with point or question mark, does it have quotation marks etc additions, so end result is 21 bit encoding with 5+21 bit encoding if needed. That makes text compressed to really small bitrate using 2 million values, and library is so small it fits in phone s memory etc. Or use 24 bit encoding which is 16 million values, but that makes library very big and memory consuming. Wifi phones are simple phones, similar can be used in free net in third world. If cost free internet to end user has been possible in third world already past 10 years, why it is not used? There is cost free apps offered, but altough they are free to download they are advertised. So they have advertisement budget. Because there is millions of apps, free and paid, advertising free apps in free “zeronet” is one way to collect advertisement money for cost free net. Because there is huge number of apps, advertisement money collected showing ads about apps can surpass other ads shown in zeronet, like adverts about food and clothing (most people using free net in third world spent their money in food and then to clothing and after that to cheap consumers products if they have any money left). Free apps with adverts they bring with them can even be pre-installed in phone itself, so no net capacity is needed to transfer ads. In phone is continuing “advertisement campaign” where ads are in phone s own memory and pop up in screen etc, not transferred using internet to phone, saving net capacity. Those ads come with free phone that is given away with free net line, so net line can be partially free of ads, however net line provider collects advertisement money also from those ads inside phone itself and also ads transferred through internet. There is plans to use cars, busses and motorcycles as moving internet links in countryside, and in cities there can be free Wifi spots that are privately owned (not by net line provider) in cafes and other places. There can also be “sneakernet” style internet, like “USB dead drop”, but in this case those fixed “information loading stations” that use direct physical connection to phone, no wireless communication, are either state-owned or net line provider owned. In Cuba monthly sneakernet is provided in many years, and that has worked well. All that to lessen internet provider s costs. So collecting all those methods together and using them together can be solution to cost free net, if advertising money is not enough even in restricted and data rate limited zeronet.

Problem with electronic devices that are used in areas where is no electricity is that elctricity must be generated somehow. Cheap electronic devices like phones etc. can be build but they need batteries and batteries must be charged. Solar panels and smaller solar cells can be used, or heat charging generating electricity from heat with Peltier elements etc. But perhaps simplest solution to have electricity in super cheap electric devices in third world is to have battery loading stations. Using gasoline/diesel generator, steam engine, solar panels, woodgas engine, Stirling engine, or other non expensive fuel engine or other way to generate electricity that goes to accumulator and from there to charging electric devices own batteries. Or devices are simply plugged to electric power network line where electricity is available. Those battery loading stations can be state owned or owned by charity organisations, or even privately owned. Cost of electricity is (almost) just the cost of generating it or loading electricity from electric power line. People who own cheap electric devices can load their devices in those stations. They must perhaps travel some distance to reach nearest station. But electricity is priced like normal power line electricity or when diesel generator is used, cost of diesel fuel per electricity. Perhaps some additional cost can be added to price but not much. Mobile devices don t need much electricity, so cost of recharging batteries is also low. Batteries can be exchanged (empty battery is left in the loading station and full battery is taken with). That is simplest solution how to have electric power for simple mobile electric devices in third world. Devices can be cheap phones, laptops, CD / DVD players, media players etc. Phones and laptops even without internet connection will do. Cheap feature phone can be used as media player without costly phone subscription line or internet line connection. Cost of phone line / internet line is much higher than cheap feature phone itself if yearly / costs of many years are counted. Or if mobile internet is not used, they can load information in electric loading stations too. So when they charge their batteries they also load bundle of information. This if cost free internet is not possible to build other way. They can also send information when in loading station but speed of information is not so fast if memory sticks or memory cards travel in cars or train to another place. But that is one solution for zero cost “internet” if real internet is not possible to build with no cost to end user in third world, even if commercial use of net line is maximized so money from commercial sponsors of net line is enough to cover costs of small data rate / limited amount of information net line with maximum data compression.