[Air-l] democratizing wi-fi

elw at stderr.org elw at stderr.org
Thu Feb 1 05:59:37 PST 2007

It is difficult to sue a loose cooperative of individuals with no formal 
links to each other.  :)

The "fon.com" people will probably not last long.  They have substantial 
competition from free wireless community networks.

One good place to start is here:


At the bottom of nocat's front page are links to a number of urban (but 
non-metro-sponsored) free wireless projects.


On Wed, 31 Jan 2007, Daniel Sutko wrote:

> Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2007 21:48:20 -0500
> From: Daniel Sutko <dmsutko at ncsu.edu>
> Reply-To: air-l at listserv.aoir.org
> To: air-l at listserv.aoir.org
> Subject: [Air-l] democratizing wi-fi
> Hello everyone,
> I thought you might be interested in this public and international
> effort to democratize wi-fi. I wonder how long it will take the
> telecoms to file suit. Be sure to check out the access point map.
> (The map works in Firefox but not in Safari and I can't vouch for IE).
> Are there any other organizations that are this bold?
> http://fon.com
> -Dan
> Dan Sutko
> TA, RA, Master's Student
> Dept. of Communication, NCSU
> office: Winston 212
> email: dan_sutko at ncsu.edu
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