Freedom of Wi-Fi, or not?

Freedom of Wi-Fi, or not?

The battle over hotel Wi-Fi is not merely whether it is provided for free or for a fee: There is also a fight at the FCC that boils down to the issue of whether guests essentially will be forced to use a property’s Wi-Fi network or whether they can bring their own. After Marriott was fined for jamming personal Wi-Fi hotspots, the chain petitioned the FCC asking for a ruling. Now, Google and Microsoft, which don’t agree on much, are joining the fray, presenting a united front against the hotel industry, which is trying to convince government regulators to give them the option of blocking guests from using personal Wi-Fi hotspots.

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