[conspire] tip for those who use NoScript with their Firefox and also Panera

Tony Godshall togo at of.net
Thu Dec 13 20:33:49 PST 2012

Thanks Rick!

Your explanation was exactly what
I wish I would have said and this
clarifies things for folks even more.

On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 8:28 PM, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> I wrote:
>> Firefox/NoScript users visiting Panera Bread stores and attempting to
>> use their paid WiFi hotspots, apparently offered through a contractor
>> named webbeans.com.  ABE's default rulesets prevent redirection of your
>> initial Web page load to the Webbeans pay-the-man-and-login page,
>> probably fingering it as a suspicious redirect.
> Not that it really matters, but it seems as if references I found online
> to 'webbeans.com' in connection with this matter were incorrect, and the
> outsourced WiFi provider is Wandering WiFi of Atlanta, GA.
> NoScript isn't the only technology tripped up by the way the redirect at
> Panera Bread is implemented.  A bit of searching turns up other
> examples, such as this one for Blackberry users:
> http://forums.crackberry.com/wifi-discussion-help-f65/panera-bread-wifi-cant-connect-319810/
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Best Regards.
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