By all indications, our basic human drives – hunger, thirst, sleep and sex – may soon be eclipsed by our overwhelming need to connect to WiFi.
Three out of ten respondents to a survey by Broadcom said they can’t go without WiFi access for more than an hour. Six out of ten claimed they can’t live without WiFi for more than a day. What’s clear is that our urge to connect has trumped our need for online privacy – and it’s costing us plenty: As the number of WiFi connections has soared, identity theft and data breaches have reached record highs. Hopefully, taking a long hard look at our worst WiFi transgressions will put us on the right path to connecting safely – at hotspots and at home. Read More