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WPA2 is vulnerable (hole196)

https://en.wikipedia.org

Do you think your wireless communications are secure? Think again. There is a vulnerability built into the WPA2 protocol itself! It's based on abusing the GTK (Group Temporal Key) and can be used to create man-in-the-middle and denial-of-service attacks. Too few people know this.

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Atheros open sources firmware for two wireless chips

http://www.h-online.com

Qualcomm Atheros has released the source code of firmware for two of its 802.11n wireless chips on GitHub.

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Deep Packet Inspection Firms Trying To Turn Net Neutrality Satire Into Reality

http://www.techdirt.com

It's been around for a few years, but those of you who follow the net neutrality debate may have seen the following "example" here or there of what various ISPs would like to do to the internet if they could:

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Broadcom releases an open-source driver for its wireless chipsets

http://lwn.net

Broadcom would like to announce the initial release of a fully-open
Linux driver for it's latest generation of 11n chipsets.

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Google: Don't Be Evil: Net Neutrality Protest planned tomorrow at Google HQ

http://www.gadget-blog.co.uk

«Despite a recent press event and a long blog post aimed at explaining that Google is still pro Net-Neutrality, Google did not convince. A number of folks aren't buying it and believe that Google is turning its back on net neutrality and "not neutrality" has become the word play du jour.

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Freifunk in Afghanistan deployed in five cities

http://blog.freifunk.net

"I had the chance to work for a couple of months with my friend Mike Dawson last year in Afghanistan. He is the core person behind the OLPC project in Afghanistan and pushes for Free and Open Technologies in Afghanistan.

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Laptop Renovation Part II - The Community Feeds Back

http://linuxcritic.wordpress.com

Upon reading responses to my previous post, I decided to put some of the community’s suggestions to the test and examine some of the other options out there. Of the suggestions given, I primarily focused my attention on Debian (Lenny), Damn Small Linux and the wattOS beta.

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Slackware 13 Wireless

http://beginlinux.com

Slackware is becoming a real favaorite for me. It's fast, nimble and rock solid. However, I have a HP Mini 100 with a Broadcom 4312 (rev.01) wireless card. If you know anything about this card you know this is bad news....real bad news. But I decided to write this article to create some encouragement to those of you who are ready to leave Linux because you cannot get wireless going.

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NinuxDay in Rome from November 27-29, 2009

http://wiki.ninux.org

"The Ninux.org team announced the first “Ninux Day”, a weekend with about and for wireless communities. You will meet software and hardware hackers, geeks, nerds, engineers, artists, the curious and academics.

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Ten top wireless connection tools for Linux

http://resources.zdnet.co.uk

Mobile Linux users have so many options when it comes to wireless connectivity tools, it is worth homing in on the strongest candidates, says Jack Wallen.

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protonet - building a new internet -- "revolutions don't start with frickin business cases"

http://eh2009.hamburg.ccc.de

"So I'm a software mercenary, I fight code wars for money, to be more precise to raise money to do what I really love, and part of that is to create a new internet, a free one, where the data and the infrastructure belongs to the people, to give them their freedom back. That is why me and some 3-4 other guys are working on this project of ours, protonet. To build a new, better internet.

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Understanding Wireless

http://beginlinux.com

In order to set up and use a wireless network you will need to understand several basics about networking. A single computer offers powerful options in terms of applications, processing, storage, printing and enjoyment. By connecting many computers together using a network, resources of many computers and peripherals multiplies the abilities of that single computer.

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Why WiFi in Africa?

http://manypossibilities.net

"...And the same reality of cheap hardware and free software -- As in Freedom -- exists for the deployment of the telephone infrastructure. Wireless mesh voice networks can be rolled out at a tiny fraction of the cost of traditional telephone networks. That’s where we are going with the Village Telco..."

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Buffalo: The ox slowly strikes back

http://ces.cnet.com

"...Once flashed with the famous custom firmware from dd-wrt, the device has turned into arguably the most versatile and stable wireless router on the market..."

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Announcing Ubiquiti's Free Software RouterStation User Interface/Firmware Challenge!

http://www.ubnt.com

"In an effort to enrich and contribute to the Free Software community, Ubiquiti Networks is offering $200,000 in cash prizes for developers who provide the most impressive User Interface/Firmware for Ubiquiti's newly released free-software embedded wireless platform, the RouterStation..." -- routerstation is based on openwrt as

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