the economies of scale of a Worldcon, and how to make this topic relevant to Nanog
bonomi at mail.r-bonomi.com
Sat Sep 22 08:17:44 UTC 2012
> Subject: Re: the economies of scale of a Worldcon,
> From: Jo Rhett <jrhett at netconsonance.com>
> Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2012 13:08:22 -0700
> On Sep 21, 2012, at 10:00 AM, Jay Ashworth wrote:
> > A lot of this, too, depends on what the concom negotiated with the
> > property about wifi access already.
> And this is where you're going to hit some very hard walls.
> One of which I forgot to mention. Many of the hotels (I believe all
> Hilton properties at this time) have sold the facilities space for their
> wifi network to another company. They CAN'T negotiate it with you,
> because they don't own it any more. And most of these wifi networks have
> stealth killers enabled, so that they spoof any other wifi zone they see
> and send back reject messages to the clients. So you can't run them side
> by side.
This _is_ a "let's you and him fight" comment, but one might want to run an
inquiry past the Friendly Candy Company, about the _legality_ of such
'killers' -- there are rules prorscribing _deliberate_/_intentional_ *active*
"interference with radio communication" that do apply to 'unlicensed' spectrum.
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