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Police warn of "war-driving"

Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2005 7:12 pm
by israel
WINNIPEG -- Police in Winnipeg issued a cautionary advisory to people who have setup wireless internet networks at home: Secure the network or risk being raided by authorities and having your computer seized -- all because someone patched onto your network without you knowing, and decided to carry out some illegal activities, such as surfing for child porn.
Link to article
These folks really have no business reporting this nonsense.


Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2005 8:38 pm
by uhtu
their suggestions at the end of the article are all good, even if their
confusion of "Wardrivers" with "criminals" is all wrong.

scaring people isn't the same as informing them, but i guess Just The Facts won't sell newspapers.