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Offensive SSID's and the law??

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Are there any laws governing the restrictions to broadcasting offensive, or the like, SSID's?
(Canadian Laws)
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post #2 of 15
In the US, you could file a complaint with the FCC. I'm sure Canada has a comparable agency.
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post #3 of 15
lol, I've never heard of such a thing.
But nothing surprises me these days.
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Does it really matter? i mean really? does it?
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post #5 of 15
Better question is what are you planning on using to even consider asking this question?
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Even better question....From a security standpoint why even broadcast your SSID?
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I setup my friends to say "ThisAintFree*****". It's been up like that for about 5 months and no complains whatsoever!
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I dont care what anyone thinks about my ssid, my ssid: FBI Surveillance Van thumb.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kyfire View Post

Even better question....From a security standpoint why even broadcast your SSID?

Because it does practically nothing to hide your SSID. Any computer that connects to a wireless network will broadcast the SSID during connection establishment. So the hacker will just wait until you reboot your devices, or even better, force a reconnect by jamming the signal for a bit, causing your computer to drop the connection and renegotiate with the SSID.

IANAL, but I'd consider the SSID free speech.
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