Google Begs Court to Reconsider Ruling That Wi-Fi Sniffing Is Wiretapping

Hanni Fakhoury, an Electronic Frontier Foundation staff attorney, said the court’s decision had some pluses and minuses. One fallout is that security researchers face the risk of civil penalties or even criminal prosecution for intentionally capturing payload data traveling over open Wi-Fi networks.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
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