Where can I test out wifi?

Lennart Sorensen lsorense-1wCw9BSqJbv44Nm34jS7GywD8/FfD2ys at public.gmane.org
Thu Nov 12 20:41:06 UTC 2009

On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 12:38:58PM -0800, Brandon Sandrowicz wrote:
> It's useful for techno-illiterate people though.  If you want to allow
> a neighbor or someone access to the network you can give them the
> password and add their MAC address. If they decide to be an ass to
> you, you can just ban their MAC rather than changing the password for
> everyone that is using the network.
> It's flimsy security to be sure, but it's also a lazy solution to a
> problem when you know that all of the people involved are don't know
> enough to overcome the hurdles that you're placing in front of them.

Well if it was a list of mac addreses to ban rather than a list of those
to permit then it would be better.  It doesn't seem like that is the
option though in most cases.

Len Sorensen
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