Wi-Fi routers raise piracy suspicions, Boston College warns

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Wi-Fi routers raise piracy suspicions, Boston College warns.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2011/03/WtQJez.jpg[/newsimage]Antipiracy witch hunts seem to be getting out of control these days. Torrent-associated search engines are being targeted by authorities despite the fact that they don’t actually own any of the copyright infringing material, and now simply possessing a wireless router is apparently suspicious activity.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/wi-fi-routers-raise-piracy-suspicions-boston-college-warns-42376/](http://www.myce.com/news/wi-fi-routers-raise-piracy-suspicions-boston-college-warns-42376/)


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As I tell people ALL the time… over their partially-unfounded concerns about security

"a notebook without wireless is too bulky to use as a desktop paperweight and too fragile to use as a wheelchock

And in most educational institutional today (down to Jr high School level)
if you don’t have a notebook computer you might as well not bother showing up.

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“Let’s hope that what the BC IT staff really meant by the example was that leaving your router unsecured could cause problems, but why not just say that?”

Have you tried to converse with a “Commication’s Major” lately?