Pirate Wifi Network On The New York Subway
Mobile users on the L Train can access a special Intranet site during rush hour to communicate with each other.
New York commuters on the L Train this week will be able to connect and chat with each other thanks to a pirate Wi-Fi network set up by the creative collective WeMakeCoolSh.it. The ‘L Train Notwork’ is a collaborative project that can only be accessed between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. for five days only from 14-19 November.
In addition to the interactive message board, the local network will also host a variety of new curated writing pieces and images every morning. Matthew McGregor-Mento and Mark Krawczuk from WeMakeCoolSh.it commented that: