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All Your ***** Belong To Us

Google knows almost every wi-fi password. Of course this means that the NSA also has access to them. Apple might not be much better.
posted by blue shadows on Sep 16, 2013 - 97 comments

In reality, the headband antenna was a sham

How to Convince People WiFi Is Making Them Sick [more inside]
posted by not_the_water on May 21, 2013 - 127 comments

Internet access for some!

The Boston Wi-Fi Network may be constructed within the year by a non-profit corporation. An appointed task force has produced a report (pdf) which recommends building the network on the cheap and allowing providers to compete over the chance to provide service. It won't be free though. Can this possibly work?
posted by cubby on Aug 1, 2006 - 15 comments

Spokane HotZone

The City That Cut the Cord. An interesting article from Time about the SpokaneHotZone.
posted by homunculus on Oct 13, 2004 - 9 comments

WiFi in Nepal

Yak farmers in the mountains of Nepal are using WiFi to keep in touch with their families thanks to the Nepal Wireless Networking project. [Via /.]
posted by homunculus on May 27, 2004 - 14 comments

Reindeer herding over the internet

Providing connectivity to the Saami nomadic community (pdf). The Saami Network Connectivity Project wants to provide wireless internet access for the nomadic Saami reindeer herders of Lapland (Sapmi.) The goal is to provide those Saami who live as herders with email, cached web access, remote schooling for children, and reindeer herd tracking telemetry.
posted by homunculus on Mar 9, 2003 - 10 comments

Wi-Fi revolution

Wi-Fi revolution as reported by the times. Kind of exciting.
posted by subpixel on Mar 4, 2002 - 6 comments

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