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AT&T Wi-Fi hotspot reportedly stuffs extra ads into Web pages

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    Stanford University computer scientist Jonathan Mayer was recently Web browsing at a U.S. airport when he reportedly noticed there were too many online advertisements.

    The website for Stanford, for example, displayed a pop-up ad for a 60 percent discount on jewelry. The Federal Communications Commission website appeared to be advertising ladies' boots.

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    An example of an ad said to be injected over the FCC's website while on an AT&T free airport Wi-Fi hotspot.

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