Groups Create Wireless Internet Zones Around Manhattan

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Community groups in New York City set up wireless zones in which anyone with a wireless-ready laptop can access the Internet for free. While many private companies charge for wireless access in cafes and airports, these non-profit organizations set up their zones in public places, such as parks and downtown street corners. Hear NPR's Robert Smith.



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