[X Newbies] Airport card hot spot use

Chip Matteson chip at moonlightphoto.net
Sun Jun 22 06:09:15 PDT 2003

Thank you for tip!

On 6/20/03 11:40 PM, "Scott" <scott-xlists at scotist.com> wrote:

> On Thursday, Jun 19, 2003, at 12:58 US/Pacific, Chip Matteson wrote:
>> So, has anyone used their laptops at Starbucks or their local Airport?
>> How
>> does that work?
> Worked fine at Starbucks. You join their network, and fire up your
> browser. Regardless of what page you try to load, you'll get Starbucks'
> signon page. From there, you either log in, or sign up for an account
> and then log in. If I recall correctly, you can get a 'trial' account,
> which reverts to a pay-as-you-go plan after a period of time. This
> might be 24 hours, might be a week - I don't recall.
> I expect many airports will have a similar setup.
> Some coffee shops, libraries and so forth may have open networks for
> your use.
> A few places also have wide-open networks which they may not realize
> are wide open. These are more common than you'd think. The morality and
> legality of using these will be left as an exercise for the reader.

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