Friday, July 14, 2017

Would you clean a filthy festival toilet for free Wi-Fi?

You’re out and about, and you want to type a quick email. So, you pull out your MacBook and connect to the nearest Wi-Fi hotspot. Before you’re online, you’re dragged to a capture page, and forced to agree to a labyrinthine set of terms and conditions. So, you do. You don’t even look at it, and just click ‘Accept.’ Little did you know that you just contractually agreed to perform 10,000 hours of ‘community service,’ cleaning shit-encrusted porta-potties at a music festival. That’s the reality for 22,275 individuals who connected to Wi-Fi hotspots owned and operated by the Manchester-based Purple.…

This story continues at The Next Web

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