SPEAK OUT: Extra Cell Towers for Inauguration—Useful or Overload?
Is it just keeping up with the times, or another invasion of wireless technology?
For the upcoming presidential inauguration, a number of additional pieces of equipment are being installed in and around the National Mall to handle the expected increase in wireless traffic from advanced smartphones and tablets.
While the equipment will allow attendees to update their Facebook statuses, tweet and upload images to Pinterest, it also means that there could be more opportunities for hackers to intercept communications from unwary revelers.
The National Federation of Independent Business offers some tips on its website for keeping your mobile data safe.
We want to know: Do you think the additional cell towers and equipment are needed to keep us up-to-date with recent technologies and forms of communication, or are they an invasion of wireless technology?