TX: Homeless hotspots plan causes controversy

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March 13, 2012
BBC News [UK]    
Posted in PND News

An 'experiment' which involved using homeless people as mobile wi-fi hotspots has attracted criticism, forcing the advertising agency behind it to defend itself. A division of Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH) equipped 13 homeless people with 4G wifi devices in Austin, Texas. It suggested the public pay $2 for 15 minutes' access to the net." (03/13/12)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-17345926  

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