[Chugalug] Wi-Fi passwords

John Aldrich jmaldrich at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 16 16:18:51 UTC 2012


Quoting Dan Lyke <danlyke at flutterby.com>:
>
> I volunteer with some pretty low-income folks. Like "hundreds of
> dollars a month in income in Northern California". "Couldn't afford to
> pay" is usually a matter of prioritization.
>
> And payment is also a matter of social capital: What's stopping this
> person from meeting their neighbor and asking if they're willing to
> subsidize their Internet use by sharing the password with them?
>
> That's a separate issue from the technical challenge of cracking the
> WiFi password, which I'm totally interested in the answer to, but...
>
Yeah. I understand. I ended up suggesting she go flirt with a neighbor  
to see if she could get the WiFi password if she flashed a little leg  
and some cash. :D


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