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Internet browsers to be disabled on New York's free Wi-Fi kiosks

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Homeless people and other idle users are taking full advantage of the unlimited access to the Internet to turn the kiosks into al fresco living rooms, watching movies and playing music for hours.

New York

THE Wi-Fi kiosks in New York were designed to replace phone booths and allow users to consult maps, maybe check the weather or charge their phones. But they have also attracted people who linger for hours, sometimes drinking and doing drugs and, at times, boldly watching

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