updated 12:50 am EST, Wed March 3, 2004
LinSpot \'hotspot\' software
LinSpot today announced software to turn any regular WiFi equipment into a commercial hotspot. for Mac OS X handles all billing services and offers a no cost, instant profit opportunity for those who want to provide wireless internet access in their area. The LinSpot software is easy to install and configures automatically, features end-to-end encryption, automatic self-updating, and both PayPal and credit card support. LinSpot works with any WiFi router, including Apple's AirPort and LinkSys WiFi routers. The company charges only a 15% fee for its services on sold Internet Access. Windows and Linux versions are expected to ship soon.