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Re: "Free Public Wifi", and me being snoopy

On Sat, 20 Dec 2008 13:13:54 -0600
Les Mikesell wrote:

> You see those all over the place and can tell from the 'ad hoc' mode 
> that it is another computer instead of a real access point.  I always 
> thought it was a scam trying to steal passwords or something, but I 
> guess it's just another case of Microsoft stupidity:
> http://billkosloskymd.typepad.com/wirelessdoc/2008/01/free-public-wi.html

Interesting.  This is, as you can see, the first time I've seen this but on the
other hand I'm not in a location where that sort of thing would be common.

I'm pleased that the mystery is solved.  I take it that the two computer icon
means "ad hoc mode".  So I've learned two new things today.


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