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WiFi access point setup leads to bomb scare

Dan Wu
11.01.04
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wifiA student in Australia was just trying to do his part for a community WiFi node, but apparently neighbors mistook his D-Link 2100AP wireless access point enclosed in a black waterproof electronics box for a bomb and called the cops. Police then dug up his WiFi setup and questioned him on the use of the access point, finally releasing him after they figured out that we was probably just looking for a way to wirelessly download porn, not blow up the neighborhood. 

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