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Google's Internet Balloon Crashes in the Amazon Forest

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Article says ... 'Google has since apologised for 'surprising' locals in the Autazes area.' ... there are several pictures.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4276360/Google-internet-beaming-balloon-crashes-Amazon.html

Google's 'Project Loon' internet balloon crashes in the Amazon forest

Huge inflatable plummeted from 11 miles in the sky, above remote town in Brazil

It was launched by Google to bring internet to remote villages in the Amazon

Google has since apologised for 'surprising' locals in the Autazes area

By Central European News and Cheyenne Macdonald For Dailymail.com

2 March 2017

A hot air balloon launched by Google to bring the internet to remote villages in the Amazon has crashed in the rainforest.

The large balloon, which was part of the internet giant's Project Loon, fell from the skies and landed on the jungle floor.

The huge inflatable plummeted from 11 miles in the sky, above a remote town in Brazil, where it was helping to provide a wireless internet network.

... more at the link

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Internet via balloon. I think this is an example of what happens when someone has money coming out of their ears.

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