- Jul 1, 2007
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Public Wi-Fi?! Uhh, no thanks - I absolutely hate public Wi-Fi. I'll even go out of my way to avoid using it.Wow, 800GB! I have used GiffGaff in the past and they were pretty good, but my data usage was relatively low. Time to start making more use of WiFi!
I hate it because most public Wi-Fi hotspots straight-up do not work.
If they do, then they want you to pay through your nose for it, or at least register your details so that they can spam you with adverts.
Some even track and log all of your web activity. In extreme cases, web filtering is applied. They might even inject their own adverts into legitimate websites.
And don't even let me get to the security issues. Most public Wi-Fi hotspots use no encryption!! Anybody else connected to the network can eavesdrop and capture your data packets.
Now if somebody set up a public Wi-Fi hotspot that uses WPA2-Enterprise encryption (NOT WPA2-Personal - that offers little to no protection against this) then I will reconsider my position against public Wi-Fi.
So yeah, I won't be using public Wi-Fi in a hurry.
- Capt. Jack Sparrow.