Links o' the day
And the ever-insightful Neal Pollack explains the global hostility towards America: superior bloggers.
Are you geek enough for WarDriving.com? (What's war driving?) My opinion: if you just want to surf the Web or check e-mail, using someone else's insecure wireless network is fine, since it poses virtually no harm to them (actually a slight decrease in available bandwidth). Publishing the location of open access points, while potentially harmful in the hands of malicious hackers, will eventually bring about better security and hinder inappropriate usage. Using an insecure access point for malicious purposes, of course, is wrong. Despite the small, but increasing popularity of war driving, there has been little discussion of its morality.