Successful inquiry into #OpWardrive

[caption id="attachment_582" align="alignright" width="150" caption="The Joy of Tech #354 - They always dreamed of having a home in the range"][/caption] On Wednesday September 21st, EFF Austin [ @EFFaustin ] was notified about the Austin Police Department’s (APD) Digital Analysis Response Team’s [ DART, @APDDART ] “Operation Wardrive” [ #OpWardrive ] via the KVUE [ @KVUE…

Austin Police Department announces “Operation Wardrive”

[caption id="attachment_533" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Open Wireless Access Points - security threat?"][/caption] Update (Sep 22 @ 1:07pm) – The Austin Police Department has decided to cancel Operation Wardrive and focus on the public education facet of this work. See Mark Boyden’s comment, an email response from APD Chief Art Acevedo. Thanks go to Scott Henson at…

EFF-Austin Nominates Austin for Google’s Fiber for Communities Project

Google Fiber for Communities Project Nomination of EFF-Austin We at EFF-Austin have submitted our Google Fiber for Communities nomination. Our letter will be included in the City of Austin’s official nomination package. We think Austin, as a community and a broadband market, is the perfect place for a FTTH network and we hope that Google…