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war chalking

Identifying a facility that contains unsecured, active wireless LAN access points either by physically marking the building or sidewalk with chalk or by placing its street address on a website of hotspots. See war driving, Wi-Fi hotspot and 802.11.
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Warchalking. Warchalking: Collaboratively creating a hobo-language for free wireless networking [Online].
Warchalking is the practice of looking for wireless computer networks and making chalk marks (on walls and the ground) to indicate their locations so that others can more easily find them.
Wi-fi and warchalking have gone hand in band almost from the beginning, though the latter only acquired this name fairly recently.
@ See a chart of warchalking symbols by visiting SM Online.
E-commerce solicitor Charlotte Colman said: 'Many people have not heard of warchalking as it is relatively new in the UK, but businesses need to familiarise themselves with it and, more importantly, protect themselves against it.'
CONFUSED by all the talk about wireless networking and the new street internet craze called warchalking?
Jeremy Beale, head of ebusiness for the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) said yesterday: ``The CBI condemns warchalking as an implicit incitement to irresponsible and illegal acts.''
'Warchalking' is marking up street locations with special symbols to identify wireless locations.
West Midlands firms were yesterday warned about the latest high-tech threat to their operations - a new computer craze called warchalking.
THERE'S a new word doing the rounds you're going to be hearing a lot more of this year - warchalking.
Internet user Matt Jones posted details of the system, called 'Warchalking', on his website last week.