Re: I have been asked to leave the company for having spotted serious security breaches

From: Leythos (void_at_nowhere.lan)
Date: 02/05/05

Date: Sat, 05 Feb 2005 01:23:24 GMT

On Fri, 04 Feb 2005 18:03:24 -0500, Stephen K. Gielda wrote:

> Picture this, you are tasked with creating a wireless "kiosk" where
> anyone on any device, can connect to get to a directory. The design is
> deliberately wide open, the net is segragated from anything important,
> it's supposed to allow anyone within range to be able to connect. Now
> someone who works for you tells you this is bad, that it's open. You
> say you know and explain that it is deliberate. This person doesn't
> like that answer, posts to usenet groups (extreme crossposts), and goes
> over your head to complain to your bosses. Everyone involved is going
> to tell this person to go look for another job.

Many airports in the USA have free wireless in the terminals for use by
anyone near enough.

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