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Facebook's drones, satellites and lasers plan

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Facebook wants to beam countries, and people without Internet, into the future by using drones, satellites and lasers.

But when some people think of drones and satellites, don't they think of spying and privacy invasion, even environmental dangers?

Mark Zuckerberg posted a message on his Facebook page about the idea: "Our team has many of the world's leading experts in aerospace and communications technology, including from NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab and Ames Research Center."

Both Facebook and Google are testing giant balloons using specialized antennas to deliver the Internet.

As for Facebook's drone, satellite and laser beam idea -- that could take a little while.

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