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It's Not a Bomb, It's my Hotspot
Confused neighbors ruin one man's evening
by Karl Bode 06:35PM Friday Oct 29 2004
Techdirt points to an odd instance in Australia where one man faced a police investigation because they thought his Wi-Fi access point was a bomb. The Wi-Fi enthusiast had set up a Dlink 2100AP outside of his home - which worried neighbors assumed was an explosive device. Police dug up cables in his yard, quizzed him extensively, and nearly ordered a community evacuation before realizing what the device actually was.


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Neil
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Re: Dlink 2100AP

DLINK 2100AP
WAR WAS BEGINING

Australian Police: Its You!!
Guy: Someone Set Up Us The Access Point

Schnook
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Go buy a new keyboard.

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