Erick Huerta Velázquez (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Erick is the institutional relations coordinator of Rhizomatica. He works with Indigenous communities in Mexico to build strategies that allow them to build, administrate, and operate their own media.
What can be done?
Decentralization helps restore the diversity and originality of the early internet. That’s why we should support communities’ efforts to build and operate their own networks.
In response to COVID-19 restrictions, several communities in many countries of the Americas created their own networks to access the internet.