Illegal but fun broadband access

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The Slurpr, a WiFi access point which aggregates up to six ‘available’ (actually, unprotected) 54 Mbps WiFi channels into (as the link puts it) “one bigazz, ‘free’ connection”. It is the latest invention of Dutch hacker, Mark Hoekstra and his friend, Boris Veldhuizen van Zanten. Of course, use of the Slurpr in its current incarnation will likely violate wardriving (warbiking in the Netherlands) laws in certain countries. One can bravely pre-order Slurpr at Mark’s site for EUR 999 (US$1,347) a box today.

(Link: Engadget)

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  1. […] Mark Hoekstra, Dutch blogger and hacker, has passed away at the age of 34 after suffering a heart attack last Wednesday. We at 24oranges found out on Twitter this morning. We mentioned him once last year because he did really cool stuff: Illegal but fun broadband access. […]

    Pingback by 24 oranges » Famous geek Mark Hoekstra dies suddenly — September 21, 2008 @ 9:38 am

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