Nice article exploring some of the social implications of having WiFi (802.11) in Starbucks. Time

Ben Anderson”s group at BT and the University of Essex have released the preliminary results of their 2 year longitudinal e-Living project. Evaluating the effectiveness of EU information society policies, they model adoption and usage patters of Internet use, testing the social and economic benefits of new ICTs. e-Living October 2003

cDonald”s partners with Hewlett-Packard to offer access to Internet kiosks with a food purchase at all of its locations in Brazil. “We will be synonymous with Internet in the country,” said Marcel Fleischmann, the head of McDonald”s operations in Brazil. Reuters News