Pranksters Are Making LinkNYC Booths Play Ice Cream Van Music

LinkNYC's Wi-Fi and communication booths are taunting New Yorkers during a heatwave thanks to a clever prankster.


London's New Wi-Fi Kiosks Won't Have Public Browsing Due to NYC's Porn Problem

The company says the move is designed to stop the kiosks from being 'monopolised,' but it could severely constrain Wi-Fi use for those who need it most.


LinkNYC Discovers the Difficulty of Bringing Free Wi-Fi to City Streets

Complaints erupted over people using LinkNYC for extended periods of time, prompting something of a reset for the program.


Is New York City’s Public Wi-Fi Actually Connecting the Poor?

I spent hours visiting LinkNYC internet kiosks to find out if they were helping bridge the digital divide.


LinkNYC's New Free Network Is Blazing Fast. But At What Cost to Privacy?

NYC officials are bending over backward to stress privacy safeguards.


What the LinkNYC Project Means for the Average New Yorker

The future is about to get a bit more evenly distributed, thanks to ads.