[CalFiber] Question from a supporter
hayleyt at eff.org
Mon Nov 16 13:46:57 PST 2020
A /warranted/ doomsday view, though. Anyone know of any safe lists of
networks? I assume not, but it never hurts to ask.
On 11/16/20 1:44 PM, Paul Goodman wrote:
> My first thought was that as "observed" wireless networks, some of
> those networks may be private, and connecting to/using those networks
> could be a violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (EFF did some
> work on this back in 2011, based on this article
> I'd be really leery of sharing that list unless I knew there was
> permission to use each of those networks.
> My second thought was that some of those wireless networks are likely
> honeypots or rogue access points, which is creepy in a whole different
> (As you can tell, I have rather a doomsday view of unsecured wireless
> On Mon, Nov 16, 2020 at 1:28 PM Hayley Tsukayama <hayleyt at eff.org
> <mailto:hayleyt at eff.org>> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> This question came in from a supporter of ours, and I thought if
> anyone would know if this resources exists it would be this group:
> I help run a giant open database of observed wireless networks
> - local governments and school systems have been contacting
> them for help finding open WiFi for kids to go to school; is
> there anywhere should i send them??
> Any thoughts? Thanks!
> Hayley Tsukayama
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