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    UNIX/Linux Systems Programmer

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  • Last Activity: 21st November 2014 01:49 AM
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Perhaps you connect to their free wifi, it's tempting if you want to save data or maybe you are in an area with bad reception.. Couldn't they then gather more personal information? See, now if you associate with (connect to) their network, that...
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I don't really think that they're tracking (or able to track) that type of information. They're just taking advantage of the way the 802.11 discovery process works. When a WiFi device is on and not associated with an Access Point (AP), it anno...