• Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    Can You Get Sued for File Sharing on Your WiFi Network?

    If you own an open WiFi connection, you might have worried whether you're liable for any copyright infringement taking place on that network -- even if you didn't do it. In a ruling that has caught the attention of lawmakers and attorneys worldwide, a Finnish court just ruled that owners of open Wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    An Interactive Map of NYC WiFi Hotspots

    Wifi Hotspot LocationsPowered by Socrata Today in Actually Useful Things: NYC Digital has a map of WiFi hotspots all over New York. Click on the little things -- there are like a zillion of them, be warned -- and the map tells you where the hotspot is, whether it's free or not, and its name.

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    Dumbo Gets Free Wi-Fi; Manhattan's Paid Version to Follow

    ​As of today, Dumbo, Brooklyn, is the first -- and only -- location in the city to offer a free wireless network for the neighborhood. It's called Dumbo Wi-Fi, and it will be available outside, in streets, parks, and plazas, between the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges -- including in the newly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    Senator Chuck Schumer is Terrified of Hackers

    ​New York Senator Charles Schumer has issued a call to arms today to the largest sites on the internet, including Twitter, Yahoo, and Amazon, urging them to stop using the HTTP web protocol in favor of HTTPS, "after reports that hackers are granted easy access to users' private information thr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2010

    MTA Wants High-Speed Wireless Internet on Metro-North and LIRR Trains

    ​According to the Post, the Metropolitan Transit Authority is asking for bids from service providers to make high-speed wireless internet available to riders on Metro-North and LIRR commuter trains serving Westchester, Connecticut and Long Island. The final plan may or may not be free to non- ... More >>

  • News

    January 27, 2004


    Do You Really Need Intel Centrino Technology?

  • News

    July 15, 2003

    Flight Risk

    How to Protect Your Privacy While WiFi'ing

  • News

    May 14, 2002
  • News

    August 14, 2001

    High Speed, Freed

    Motley Crew Beams No-Cost Broadband to New York