Starbucks Bans Porn From Their Free Wifi

Starbucks has lastly clued in. After giving free wifi entry to prospects (and your weed vendor who would not have a sim card and chills exterior so he could make calls) for years, the’ve lastly realized that if porn is one the most well-liked issues on the web (Pornhub is the 14th or 31st hottest, relying who you ask), and so they give out free wifi of their cafes, then…

Specifically, Starbucks has determined to filter the content material that persons are allowed to entry on their wifi. The rationale behind it’s partly that nobody desires to discover out a stranger’s porn preferences whereas sipping their morning latte, but in addition group known as Enough is Enough having been lobbying them to vary their coverage for years. 

In 2016, Enough is Enough received McDonalds to filter their wifi and received Starbucks to decide to the identical coverage, however they by no means enacted it. The folks at Enough is Enough weren’t glad: “by breaking its dedication, Starbucks is conserving the doorways huge open for convicted intercourse fenders and others to fly beneath the radar from legislation enforcement and use free, public Wi-Fi companies to entry unlawful baby porn and hard-core pornography.” Even although Enough is Enough appear to suppose that “Porn & Child Sex Abuse s” are the identical factor, they’ve obtained 26,000 signatures on their petition, the place they declare that “open Wi-Fi hotspots – like these at Starbucks – are attracting pedophiles and intercourse fenders.” Keep your eyes open subsequent time you go in for a cake pop.

WWYD? When The Wifi Goes Down That Means It’s Time To Get Creative

Wifi has become such an integral part American culture that one the first things people ask when they come to your home is if you have it and what’s the password. But what would you do if you’re beloved Wireless Fidelity was coming through for you?

Folks either get supercreative in effort to keep social media alive or they go back to living the way they were pre-wireless connection.

 

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