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Unwirer (2004)

by Cory Doctorow, Charles Stross

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In an alternate America, 'free' (i.e. unmonitored] Internet connections are illegal. Roscoe has done time for being an 'unwirer' - someone who sets up connections to the free Internet via a border link. His roomate Marcel wants to get involved when a French journalist takes an interest in Roscoe. Worthy but overly paranoid. ( )
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Out on probation, former Unwirer Roscoe isn't even allowed to program a microwave, much less the networks he had come to master. Now divorced and trying to keep his nose clean, he can't help but dip back into his old tricks, which puts him on the Feds' radar. But when he's contracted by a journalist working on a story, Roscoe's activities come under more scrutiny, and he's soon embarkign on a desperate adventure that could change the fate of the world.… (more)

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