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Why You Should Never Use Inflight Wi-Fi

Airlines are offering up inflight Wi-Fi now more than ever before, making it tempting to check in on your social networks and stream your favorite movies and TV shows in the air. But there are a handful of little-known reasons to never give in to that temptation.

More than 70 airlines worldwide now offer inflight Wi-Fi, according to a new report by RouteHappy. But despite the popularity of inflight Wi-Fi, there’s been little progress on security technologies to protect shared-network users from hackers, scams, and spies. Here’s how inflight Wi-Fi could cost you more than you think.

Why You Shouldn’t Use Inflight Wi-Fi

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Associate Editor Shannon McMahon writes about all things travel. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

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