Campers in California no longer have an excuse not to work overtime during their vacations. State owned parks in the state ruled by governor Arnold Schwarzenegger over the next month will start providing wireless internet connections, writes The New York Times (free registration).
SBC Communications will provide the infrastructure. The WiFi service gives campers access to information about the park they stay in for free. If they want to hook up to the actual internet to check email and surf the web, they'll have to pay $7.95 for each 24 hours of access.
Nobody will make it much beyond those 24 hours however, since campsites in state parks generally don't have power outlets to recharge your laptop battery. But damned be the era of fuel cells!
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