Homeless Hotspots Plan Causes Controversy

BBC News:

"An "experiment" which involved using homeless people as mobile wi-fi hotspots has attracted criticism, forcing the advertising agency behind it to defend itself. A division of Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH) equipped 13 homeless people with 4G mifi devices in Austin, Texas.

It suggested the public pay $2 (£1.30) for 15 minutes access to the net. Comments posted to the BBH's site accused the project of being "unseemly" and "wrong"."

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fatstarr2407d ago

hahaha this is just comedy gold but the plan is brilliant when you think about it.

people weren't giving a shit about the homeless b4 this and now they do... society you magical creature.