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Re: [Debconf-discuss] Get 30 minutes free* Wi-Fi at all Airports Company South Africa airports

On 05/23/2016 02:23 PM, Steven Chamberlain wrote:
> Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
>> The web page states: "You are required to register and for verification
>> processes your email address is required".  So the cost of "free" Wi-Fi
>> is really your personal information and its connection to your computer
>> equipment, making it easier to track you.  Not quite my definition of
>> "free", but I guess it depend on the percieved value of ones own
>> personal information. :)
> For free Wi-Fi when travelling (using another definition of "free") I
> can highly recommended:
>   * macchanger
>   * iodine (takes considerable setup but is worth it, for when it works)
> and others have recommended mosh.  These are all Debian packages.
> I would only use SSH, VPN or Tor traffic over public Wi-Fi.  Although
> `ssh -L 8123:` allows to easily create a tunnel from
> http_proxy= to a remote proxy like provoxy, polipo
> or squid).

I'd also warmly recommend shadowsocks. This nice piece of software also
digs holes through nation wide firewalls, for example in countries south
of Russia (to avoid names).


Thomas Goirand (zigo)

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