Palo Alto Weekly: Roaming the streets for free Internet access

Rachel Metz reports on Boris Popkoff, 26, and Skot Croshere, 21, as they wander Peninsula cities in search of free wireless Internet access.

Part of a growing number of people throughout the world who outfox Internet Service Providers and tap into free wireless service, Croshere and Popkoff have essentially integrated laptop Internet access with their lifestyles. By “wardriving” and “warwalking” — the acts of driving or walking in search of free wireless Internet connections, respectively — the guys echo a sort of vagabond vibe, taking access where they can get it.

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