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NYC’s Digital Divide Narrowing With Free WiFi Kiosk Plan

The digital divide in New York City is narrowing.

12/10/2014

Experts say logging onto some Wi-Fi hotspots could leave users vulnerable to hackers. (Credit: CBS 2)

Marriott Fined $600,000 For Jamming Guests’ Wi-Fi Networks

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.

10/03/2014

Computer (credit: AP Photo/Matthew Cavanaugh)

DUMBO Wi-Fi, Free Wireless Internet Access, Unveiled In Brooklyn

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.

06/02/2011