Eoin O’Dell writes about data retention, US style
An interesting story about FON. If you are near a Starbucks and want a fon router to start levelling the wi-fi playing field, let me know.
There was an item on Marian Finucane’s radio show today about loyalty cards. I was disappointed that the knowledge of all of the people on the show about how loyalty cards actually work in economic terms, and how the data collected is actually used was very weak indeed.
The Irish Independent and other newspapers report that the Gardaí didn’t bother to investigate leads passed on to them by their Austrian counterparts. The leads are said to have included IP addresses of the people allegedly involved.
What is the point in data retention, if you don’t bother following up leads?
If you are in the US, you can get a free Fonera Router to celebrate FON’s first birthday.
Gerry rails against the old thinking that makes people think that PDFs are a good idea on the web.
The Texaco station in Carrigaline, Co. Cork now has a FON hotspot of its own. Very useful if you’re travelling on business.
If you run a petrol station and would like to offer your customers another reason to stop at your place with a fon wi-fi hotspot, send me an email or leave me a comment and I’ll get you a free fonera
The Department of Communications has issued a notice that it intends to offer contracts to companies to provide services to underserved areas of Ireland. At first face, it looks like this new scheme will replace the Group Broadband Scheme.