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Wi-Fi in traffic court = quick win for laptop toting defendant

By August 3, 2005Uncategorized

The defendant was in traffic court faced with the charge of making a wrong turn off a one-way street (which was actually a two-way street):

The Judge stopped and asked me how could there be an oncoming vehicle if the street was only one way. I stated that it was indeed a two way street. The officer reiterated that it was only a one way. So who was the judge to believe? I was desperate for proof so I did the unthinkable: I whipped out my notebook. I was very lucky to find an extremely bad connection via Wi-Fi. I pulled up Firefox and went to maps.google.com.

Read the whole account here.  (thanks to Tom Mighell for covering this in his wonderful weekly Internet newsletter).


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