[kismac] Re: my DSL and the neighbors wireless...

  • From: Lasse Vibe Jespersen <l.j@xxxxx>
  • To: kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 21:51:34 +0200

if it has a popup thingamajig when you surf from it, and dhcp, it's
probably free-for-all.
using it without permission can give you police problems, if your
neighbour cares/notices/knows who you are.

On Mon, 2004-05-17 at 21:46, Larry Melman wrote:
> I have discovered one of my neighbors has an unprotected wireless 
> network.
> Using an online bandwidth tester with my own DSL I get a connection 
> speed of 582 kbps. Conversely, while using the neighbors wireless 
> network I get a connection speed of 3124 kbps!
> Obviously they have a cable connection but man alive, what a difference.
>  From a legal stand point, how is one to know if a wireless network is 
> purposely made available to others or not?

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