Theft in a wireless world
I explore philosophically the phenomenon of home wireless networks as used to share broadband Internet connections. Because such networks are frequently unsecured, third parties can use them to access the Internet. Here I consider carefully whether this kind of behaviour should be properly called theft. I begin with a brief non-technical introduction to 802.11 wireless networks. Subsequently, I present a four part argument - appealing to the unsecured nature of the networks discussed,...[Show more]
|Collections||ANU Research Publications|
|Source:||Ethics and Information Technology|
|01_Small_Theft_in_a_wireless_world_2007.pdf||767.29 kB||Adobe PDF||Request a copy|
Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.