The digital divide in New York City is narrowing.
Marriott International will pay the government a $600,000 fine for jamming conference attendees’ own Wi-Fi networks at one of its hotels, forcing them instead to pay as much as $1,000 each to use the hotel’s own connection.
A new Wi-Fi network is being unveiled in Brooklyn. It’s designed to provide free wireless access to the Internet between the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges. It’s named Dumbo Wi-Fi, reflecting the name of the neighborhood.