Wi-Fi 'co-op' could provide internet for all

 作者:容蜗鹁     |      日期:2019-03-01 04:07:00
By Anil Ananthaswamy Last year, a man was arrested in London for accessing the internet via someone else’s wireless connection. Now “borrowing” a stranger’s Wi-Fi could become the norm, and might even be encouraged. Jon Crowcroft and Nishanth Sastry at the University of Cambridge have developed a “wireless cooperative” that allows people to share their Wi-Fi connection with strangers, securely and at no extra cost. It could enable cities to provide free, secure Wi-Fi coverage without needing to invest in expensive infrastructure. Despite many promises,