Next billion people online will get odd versions of the internet

2019-03-08 08:04:19

Desmond Boylan/AP/PA SOMEONE in Cuba wants to know about AC/DC. The query pops up on a screen in Atlanta. After a quick web search, the answer is on its way back to Cuba. Next up: a request for the English translation of a Spanish phrase. Launched last week, Cuba Intercambio is an email-based service that connects Cubans to people who act as their online proxies. The service exists because Cuba’s internet provision is one of the most restricted anywhere,