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Reports from the IT Horizon

by / November 22, 2002
War Flying Finds Access Points
This first-hand account of "war flying" came from a posting to Ars Technica, a Web site for PC enthusiasts. The full story of two war flying trips taken by one of the site's contributors is available on the site .

War driving - cruising the highways and local streets with laptops and 802.11b network interface cards that detect wireless access points (APs) and GPS units to record the latitude and longitude at which they were noted - is pass