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

Justin Mason <jm at jmason.org> on Fri Nov 2 13:11:27 PDT 2007

that's very cool ;)

--j.

Tom Higgins writes:
> 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.....
> 
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> 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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