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    Internet Sharing

    Is sharing internet access really legal, such as for wifi? Like found at net-neighbors.com

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    If you access someone's wifi network without their permission, then it's technically illegal.

    However, if they give you permission, then it's fine.
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    Check your service providers' terms of service, it may be a breach of the contract you signed with them. And of course if anything illegal is done on your network, the buck stops at you.

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    Thank you for the posts. What about the particular service I mentioned, that helps you find the sharing - anything wrong with this in itself?

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    Quote Originally Posted by datadriven View Post
    Thank you for the posts. What about the particular service I mentioned, that helps you find the sharing - anything wrong with this in itself?
    No idea, I didn't dig into it.

    However--because of potential liability issues, there is no way I would allow strangers onto my wireless network.
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