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Undernet on your Smartphone

This comment on Scripting.com was quite exciting for me. Using Smartphones to implement point-to-point services using old “BBS” style technology – diallers, modems and the like.

Exceedingly easy to implement, and potentially quite powerful in its impact.

Imagine clicking a link on a web page that caused your phone to dial a number, negotiate a connection and allowed two different handsets to exchange data on a private link that was completely disconnected from the Internet?

This is a *very* cool idea.