I'm not saying that our US Government is providing Internet & cell phone access to censored populations abroad. I'm not saying that they should. Or that they shouldn't. Although freedom of speech should allow us to talk about it, debate it, politicize it, and get mad at our neighbors because we disagree about something neither of us really understand.
What I am saying is that it sounds cool that we can go to Radio Shack and cobble together a telecommunication system. Ok, so who wants to pitch in the $2 M USD?