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Looney Tunes on Southwest

The internets want to be free

We have long-complained about the ridiculous fees charged by hoteliers, especially at the high-end, for wifi access. But with wireless now so ubiquitous that you can get on line everywhere from your carwash to your to haberdasher, getting hotel customers — many of whom already are paying a few hundred bucks a night — to shell out to log on has become a losing battle for hotels. More are throwing in the towel and making in-room Wi-Fi free for all guests, or at least those who sign up for the hotels’ free loyalty programs. So check out wifi availability before you check in.

Update from the plus ├ža change desk: Why In-Flight Wi-Fi is a Sore Spot for Passengers by Tess Dunn (Smart Meetings 2018/06/16).