Wireless world has ups, downs (Web sight)

Technology might be good for the bottom line but security and safety concerns persist
By Ann Macaulay
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 08/04/2006

The desire to access the Internet and e-mail while on the go is the driving force behind the move to wireless fidelity (wi-fi). Wireless Internet service providers have created wireless hot spots in many locations, including airports, hotels, libraries and coffee shops. Several municipalities have been debating the benefits of creating entire citywide hot spots that can make access to the Internet available to everyone. However, the advent of a wireless-everywhere world raises a few questions. The issues include data security, work-life factors and even potential health risks.

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