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This is the Modem World: Hotels owe us free WiFi (and cotton swabs)

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Each week Joshua Fruhlinger contributes This is the Modem World, a column dedicated to exploring the culture of consumer technology.

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When I departed for my three-week honeymoon, I informed all my colleagues that I would be off the grid: unavailable, unreachable, without access, etc. In truth, I was in airplane mode scanning for WiFi networks several times a day, checking in on East Coast friends dealing with Hurricane Sandy.

Side note: I was doing so from poolside chairs while the new wife was asleep and not about to be annoyed by my digital addictions, so that made it OK, and stuff.

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This is the Modem World: Hotels owe us free WiFi (and cotton swabs) originally appeared on Engadget on Wed, 14 Nov 2012 18:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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