Lawyers travel and use wi fi on board planes. This may be a here-and-gone phenomena, however. With the recent hullabaloo over full body scans, a major threat appears to be wi fi: the capability of a terrorist to use an on-board computer to dial up a cell phone in the cargo hold rigged to a bomb and set it off. The story, slightly to the side of our usual focus, is here.
17 11 2010