[wsfii-discuss] [open-hw] I am visiting UK/It will be nice to meet.

jeff buderer jeff at onevillagefoundation.org
Wed Oct 29 12:51:33 GMT 2008


Good to see that networks are expanding. For me though it is about how
the wireless is used rather than the quantity of wireless deployed.

Jeff

On Wed, 2008-10-29 at 11:40 +0000, Vickram Crishna wrote:
> Nice. Just in time for Mahabir's visit: London trounces rest of world
> in quest for WiFi dominance
> 
> "Nothing like a hot stack of stats to spice up the oft-debated, nary
> settled question: who has the best WiFi access? 
> 
> Well, London continues to be the world capital of WiFi with 12,276
> access points, according to the freshest installment of the annual
> Wireless Security Survey conducted by RSA, beating New York City by
> roughly 3,000. 
> 
> Paris rules the year-over-year increase category, however, with a
> shocking 543 percent gain over last year, while London and New York
> saw much slower increases. 
> 
> NYC did manage to capture the top spot in the coveted 'corporate
> encryption' category, with about 97 percent of corporate access points
> now employing some type of encryption, while about 20 percent of
> London's business access points remain totally, completely, shamefully
> unprotected. 
> 
> We understand that upon hearing the news, Queen Elizabeth promptly
> ordered a pallet of routers with built-in firewalls for all of
> Buckingham Palace."
> 
> Vickram
> http://communicall.wordpress.com
> http://vvcrishna.wordpress.com
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> From: Mahabir Pun <mahabir at himanchal.org>
> To: Discuss list on the World Summit on Free Information
> Infrastructure <wsfii-discuss at lists.okfn.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, 28 October, 2008 6:52:55
> Subject: Re: [wsfii-discuss] [open-hw] I am visiting UK/It will be
> nice to meet.
> 
> Hello Jonathan;
> 
> Thank you very much for the email. I will have busy schedule while I
> am in UK. I will see if I can join any of those events and let you
> know.
> 
> Mahabir
> 
> 
> On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 4:31 AM, Jonathan Gray
> <jonathan.gray at okfn.org> wrote:
> > Hi Mahabir,
> >
> > We've got several events in early November that you might be
> interested in:
> >
> > http://openeverything.wik.is/London
> >
> http://blog.okfn.org/2008/10/09/workshop-on-finding-and-re-using-open-scientific-resources/
> >
> http://blog.okfn.org/2008/10/08/workshop-on-finding-and-re-using-public-information/
> >
> >
> > Warm regards,
> >
> > Jonathan
> >
> > Mahabir Pun wrote:
> >> Hello all;
> >>
> >> This is Mahabir Pun from Nepal Wireless Networking Project. I am
> >> visiting UK to attend a conference on October 30. Please let me
> know
> >> if anybody in this mailing list is around London and Coventry
> >> University. It will be nice to meet you.
> >>
> >> Thanks.
> >>
> >> Mahabir Pun
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
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