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Friday, June 22, 2018

Sochi security checks writers’ computers to monitor wifi

Here it is, in plain picture form, just what you’ve heard about the officials being tight in Sochi. Yahoo! Sports’ Charles Robinson shared a picture on Twitter of a management/security person going around the press room at the Olympics to check writers’ laptops to see what wifi network they were connected to:

According to Robinson, the person works for the “spectrum management team” and was scanning computers. If people were to be found using private wifi networks, they were supposedly seized. They’re so strict about making sure people are not on private wifi networks, they posted this note:

In Sochi, Russia, the internet is monitored. Only they don’t hide what they’re doing.

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