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Rubbish WIFI at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Dublin

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I bought (an extortionate) €7 WIFI card at the Crowne Plaza Hotel today, only to discover once I logged in that their WIFI firewall blocks access to POP and SMTP. So, its impossible to send an email or recieve one without logging into a web client.

As Basil Fawlty would say “What is the point of bleedin’ WIFI if you can’t get to your email“.
I left a complaint with desk, but I doubt it will make past front desk to anybody who can do anything about it…

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Written by Joe

May 17, 2006 at 6:30 pm

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  1. In fairness…. for business users who would concentrate entirely on Outlook or any other non web-based email app, its a bit pointless providing the access if you can’t have the use of your email without web interfaces that just slow you down…

    Ken McGuire

    May 18, 2006 at 2:08 pm


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