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Would you trade your firstborn for free Wi-Fi?

Would you trade your firstborn for free Wi-Fi?

Do you always read the fine print?

Most of us don't. And for a few Londoners who fell victim to a secret experiment, failing to do so meant agreeing to exchange their first born children for free Wi-Fi.

Gasp. I hope it was really high speed, at least.

OK, nobody is going to actually lose their children, but we could all learn from the test subjects' carelessness.

The Cyber Security Research institute ran the experiment in one of London's busiest neighborhoods. The idea was to show the incredible risks we take with public Wi-Fi networks.

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