[FoRK] Example for the forkwidgizmoid team...Fwd: [ptp-general] Facebook used for wifi access control

Tom Higgins <tomhiggins at gmail.com> on Fri Nov 2 11:14:26 PDT 2007

And look at that, on the Personal Telco Project list a good example of
this floated by right after I sent that last missive.

Interesting.....

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Date: Nov 2, 2007 9:06 AM
Subject: [ptp-general] Facebook used for wifi access control
To: PTP-General <general at lists.personaltelco.net>


The OpenWRT based fireware project Coova[1] has come up with a novel
form of access control. Access point visitors are sent to a facebook
application where they must login to their facebook account to prove
they are facebook friends with the access point owner. Facebook
friends are then allowed to use the access point.

Details and screenshots are here
http://coova.org/wordpress/index.php/2007/10/30/facebook-a-social-wifi-utility/


Don
[1] http://coova.org/wiki/index.php/CoovaAP

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