Over the past two decades, Internet access has gone from being somewhat of a luxury to practically a necessity. It wasn’t long ago that people were using the Internet for things like chat forums, accessing news content, and finding something entertaining to do on a Tuesday night. Nowadays, people need Internet access for work, school, and communication with friends and family.
Former Apple CEO Steve Jobs saw the future of the Internet and had big dreams for how he could make it accessible to everyone. Re/code co-founder Walt Mossberg has been working in the tech industry for as long as the Internet has been popularized. Today, he wrote an opinion piece in which he discusses previous conversations with Jobs regarding open Wi-Fi sharing.