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802.11b wireless and the Department of Defense
December 17, 2002 11:18 AM   Subscribe

The ever popular WiFi systems are the latest threat to National Security according to this story.
posted by thedailygrowl (5 comments total)

we know.
posted by angry modem at 11:32 AM on December 17, 2002

angry: this is different; Defense is now claiming WiFi can interfere with military radar systems..
posted by reverendX at 11:55 AM on December 17, 2002

Yep. I'm sitting here on my bed with the laptop, eating candy, messing with radar.

Later, I am going to mess with radar from the back yard. BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!
posted by padraigin at 12:47 PM on December 17, 2002

Let's see. The DOD wants to limit WIFI because it screws up their radar. The US limits WIFI usage, the rest of the world doesn't. Radar works well here, not so good the in the rest of the world. I doubt that anyone would take advantage of that. Axis of Evil can now get good internet connections and block radar at the same time.
posted by mss at 1:24 PM on December 17, 2002

Other threats to national security include document binders that can be taken out of buildings, cars that have wheels that move and doors that aren't permanently locked.
posted by tapeguy at 6:34 PM on December 17, 2002

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