Lol, just seeing what your thoughts were, I only run STAR OS on my AP's so I couldn't do it if I wanted too. I couldn't help saying it though, it was such a neat little idea. I'm glad to know the option is there though if I or you ever need it.
Kurt Fankhauser WAVELINC 114 S. Walnut St. Bucyrus, OH 44820 419-562-6405 www.wavelinc.com -----Original Message----- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Bob Moldashel Sent: Tuesday, December 27, 2005 2:00 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Virtual AP I don't know...I think its kind of a cute idea! :-) OK...But as a board member I cannot condone such business tactics. Play fair now. As you were...... -B- Tom DeReggi wrote: > I have to agree with John. I can't see the benefit of resorting to > those type of poor neighbor policies. First off, I'd be embaressed to > admit it openly on the list. Second you are borderlining on legality. > You just provided evidence that you purposely attempt to degrade > another businesses ability to do business, where you'd likely lose now > in a suit for tortuous interference (or what ever that is called), if > ever taken up against you. Secondly, anything you do to them, > ultimately can be done back to you, if they get work of your tactics. > > Its been proven many time over, that friendly neighbor policies far > better mutually benefit WISPs. I'd advise re-tinking your strategy. > > At minimum, if the goal was to get your competitors's clients to > associate to you, the las tthing you'd want to point out to them is > that your network would be vulnerable to the same tactics that your > neighbor was. You expose the flaws in Wifi, and you ALSO provide wifi. > If you insisted on tactics to steal their association, you'd be much > better off, having their clients connect to you, and then you pass > them to your captive portal signup page, with a splash page for better > rates and/or performance options, with an option to continue at low > bandwdith. The last thing you want to do is play Thug tactics, (sorta > like mafia protection money), stating we are the ones destroying your > ability to use the Internet, pay us, or don't communicate at all. No > one wants to buy service from someone that they've developed animosity > towards. > > Tom DeReggi > RapidDSL & Wireless, Inc > IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband > > ----- Original Message ----- From: "John Scrivner" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > To: "WISPA General List" <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Sent: Tuesday, December 27, 2005 12:27 PM > Subject: Re: [WISPA] Virtual AP > > >> Short of frustrating potential customers I cannot fathom what >> positive effect this process has. Please enlighten me how this is a >> good thing to do. >> Scriv > -- Bob Moldashel Lakeland Communications, Inc. Broadband Deployment Group 1350 Lincoln Avenue Holbrook, New York 11741 USA 800-479-9195 Toll Free US & Canada 631-585-5558 Fax 516-551-1131 Cell -- WISPA Wireless List: email@example.com Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/ -- No virus found in this incoming message. Checked by AVG Free Edition. Version: 7.1.371 / Virus Database: 267.14.5/212 - Release Date: 12/23/2005 -- WISPA Wireless List: firstname.lastname@example.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/