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FCC warns against Wi-Fi hotspot blocking and hints at further crackdowns

After shutting down Marriott's attempt to block personal hotspot use, the FCC says it's looking into more violations elsewhere.

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Marriott testing in-room access to Netflix, Pandora, Hulu, more

In the future, you may soon be able to watch Netflix in your room at Marriott hotels.

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Hotels ask FCC for permission to block guests' personal Wi-Fi hotspots

Marriott and its allies say this capability is necessary to protect the security of their own networks.

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Free Wi-Fi networks in SF, San Jose enable seamless switching with Hotspot 2.0

Users can now connect securely to one and automatically get on the other

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Karma Hotspot review: A mobile data plan with no-nonsense pricing

This genuine pay-as-you-go data suffers from limited coverage.