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Re: Guest wireless restrictions
From: "Eric C. Lukens" <eric.lukens () UNI EDU>
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2013 13:51:32 -0500

Doesn't Starbucks and McDonalds outsource wifi to AT&T, which probably is fully CALEA-complaint? That's a good way to 
manage risk, transfer it to an external entity.


Ken Connelly wrote:
On 4/29/13 1:32 PM, Dewitt Latimer wrote:
I must admit, we're probably somewhat of an outlier when we decided to
throw caution (and CALEA) into the wind last year when we opened up
guest wireless for unauthenticated access. 

1 year later, we've had no legal issues or abuse and our support calls
have gone down considerably. Yes, I know it's probably just a matter of
time, but in the mean time....we're clearly reaping the benefits. 

Does anyone know how the Starbucks and McDonalds of the world manage the
risk associated with their open networks?

Risk?  What risk?


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