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New Device Provides Secure and Anonymous Wi-Fi With an Incredible 2.5-mile Range

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  1. christianbed

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    To be unveiled next month at Def Con...pretty cool piece of kit
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    http://bgr.com/2015/07/01/proxyham-wifi-anonymous-secure-25-miles/
     
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    wow nice innovation :)
     
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    Uses the Ubiquity 900 Mhz, which has long been a resource for people into this sort of thing, but I think the new device just extends the range. The idea seems to be that with the extended range, there will be an increase of users such that it will be virtually impossible to distinguish your identity from all the others.

    For those not familiar with Def Con, they've got a ton of cool videos. It is an interesting group...I know that federal agencies (NSA/CIA/etc) attend as well. A few years ago there was a guy who hacked an ATM and had it spitting out money until it ran dry.
     
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    But couldn't the operator of one of the devices be shutdown and charged for violating some FCC rules?
     
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    I'm no expert in FCC law, but my feeling is 'yes'...short range radio signal broadcasting is probably no problem, but once you get to this level, it may require getting a license of some sort. Consult with your attorney first.
     
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    Great find.. Apparently, the device is used to transmit a WiFi signal not to enhance reception.. I'm always looking for a better device to enhance wifi reception (I.e, on the receiving end) Anyhow, looks pretty cool..
     
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    Yeah, i don't really see the benefit of having a long range wifi transmitter.... Having a long range adapter is a whole other story.
     
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