SPOTLIGHT: The shape of things to come

You want to see the future? Go to California. The state takes network security seriously and it is now about to legislate network security stickers. AB 2415 has cleared the California General Assembly and is now on its way to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's desk for signature. The law is an attempt by the state to make sure that consumers know how to activate security features on their WiFi routers in order to prevent personal information from being accessed "by unauthorized users who piggyback onto their network connection." Report