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RE: WIRELESS THEFT
From: Alaric Darconville <alaric () cowboy net>
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2002 12:22:58 -0500 (CDT)

Then there's the FCC statement on your own equipment saying the device
must not *generate* harmful interference.  Using any appreciable amount of
bandwidth could be considered generating harmful interference.  It doesn't
matter that their equipment is required to accept it, you're not allowed
to generate it.  

 On Fri, 18 Oct 2002, Mike Dresser wrote:

On Fri, 18 Oct 2002, Alaric Darconville wrote:

Receiving the signal itself is not the problem-- it's the broadcasting
back into that network that is the problem.  You can passively receive all
the signal you want without having to do a thing about it, but in order to
make use of that signal you will have to actively communicate with that
network.  There's where they could "get you."

What about the FCC rules under Class 15 A and B, stating that the
device(their access point) must accept any interference, etc, etc?  Your
wireless card just happens to radiate "interference" in a highly coherent
pattern.  The wireless frequency falls into the unlicensed spectrum after
all.

:D

Mike



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