AT&T Provides Free Wi-Fi Access to iPhone Users

AT&T HotspotAT&T hotspots are now offering free Wi-Fi access to iPhone users. Barnes and Noble, Starbucks and presumably AT&T’s 71,000 other Wi-fi hotspot locations are now offering iPhone users a custom portal to access free Wi-Fi. A special iPhone formatted page asks for your mobile phone number. Once entered, you can access the Wi-Fi access for free.

AT&T’s system is based on the iPhone’s User Agent, which can easily be faked on laptops. Someone successfully accessed the free iPhone Wifi through his laptop (and a valid iPhone phone number)…