Joe Sharkey writes in the New York Times about the seething resentment of travelers who have to pay an extrat $10 to $12 for Internet access in their hotels. Sharkey talks to frequent travelers who refuse to pay the extra money, going instead to nearby restaurants or coffee shops that offer free access. The good news, or the less bad news, says Sharkey, is that Internet access prices are even worse overseas. In Europe, travelers are hit with access charges of $29. Read more.
by A. Jahnke