Sun, Sep 25 2005 18:20
So sitting outside the Meteron in San Francisco where they have wireless network..... and here's what I had to agree with....
Acceptable Use Policy
This document provides a general description of this hot spot's policy on the Acceptable Use of this wireless public network.
Activities that adversely affect the ability of other people or systems to use this wireless network or the Internet are prohibited, including launching of denial of service attacks from your computer. Users of this wireless network shall not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from a minor or use this Service to harm a minor. A minor is defined as any person under the age of 18 years old.
Security Information and Liability Disclaimer
THIS SERVICE PROVIDER provides public wireless access to the internet. Public wireless services are not inherently secure. Computer viruses, worms and other programs can damage the user's computer. Hackers may attempt to penetrate the user's computer and download information from the user's computer. Unprotected access to files on user's computer may be visible to hackers. Communications can be intercepted by equipment and software designed for that purpose. This network does not use WEP encryption. Operator of this hot spot strongly recommends that users of this wireless network take measures to ensure the security of their wireless connections, such as VPNs, encryption and personal firewalls.
This is a public wireless network. By connecting, you may be exposing yourself to privacy invasion, viruses, or other malicious programs. You are solely responsible for protecting your privacy and equipment from such programs and attacks. Metreon is not liable for damages arising from the public nature of the network.
Super G and Steve F and I were laughing ...who protects us from the minors?
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