Tag: hysteria

“Just Say No” to… Free Wi-Fi?

By Lizzie Buchen | March 26, 2008 3:04 pm

When cafés place signs that boast “Free Wi-Fi” in their windows, they usually intend to lure patrons in—not drive them away. But in response to Sonic.net’s offer to provide free Wi-Fi to the small town of Sebastopol, California, its residents whipped out their tinfoil hats and rejected the offer due to “potential risks to the health of our community” (although they thanked Sonic for the “very nice gesture”).

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