- Published in issue 2/2005 on page 0
Free Internet does (not) exist
Of course, there’s no such thing as free Internet, but surely that does not mean you have to pay the bill? Today, with a little ingenuity and some experimentation it is often possible to tap into a neighbour’s wireless network, if it is not, or not sufficiently, protected. Many people use WLAN and WiFi equipment out of the box and totally forget about installing or even enabling encryption. The result: lots of ‘free’ Internet access points!