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    iPhone needs WEP?

    I heard on the radio this AM that if one is having trouble with wifi on your iPhone at home that Apple is telling people they need to set their wireless router to WEP security to correct the problem.
    Does this make sense to you all?
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    Another version of "you're holding your phone wrong"?! Advising WEP is just plain stupid, as any script kid can hack into your WEP (un)protected wireless network. Shows how reckless Apple is about security, IMHO.

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    The only thing I could find about it is where they don't advise using WEP, but say "If you are using WEP security and have multiple WEP keys on your Wi-Fi router, try configuring your Wi-Fi router to use only a single WEP key in key index 1"
    Nothing I found suggested they were promoting WEP.

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    What particular trouble are you talking about with your WiFi? i have sometimes were my wiFi is working just fine on my laptop but when i check something on my iph4s it freezes and i haveto open a new page to view it. is that your issues too? Im not familiar with WEP, ill have to gogle that i guess.

    thanks, noch
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