While the larger coffehouses (Starbucks, Tully’s, Ladro, etc.) propose for-pay wireless services, an increasing number of Seattle’s independent coffeehouses are now offering free Wi-Fi as part of their basic business model.
And althought free hotspots can be unreliable or even unsecure, many consumers are willing to assume the risks to avoid paying for WiFi.
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