Haven’t updated this blog in a while, which is a bit unfortunate, but hopefully this will be start of many new posts.
I am currently on vacation and finding internet access can be a bit tricky.
Fortunately I found that XFINITY WiFi offers free hourly internet. Unfortunately this only allows one hour every 24 hours up to two times.
Obviously this is not enough so I decided to poke around and see if I could sniff out how this was working.
By examining some of their post requests I found that they are simply limiting access by tying their network to your MAC address.
I wrote a little script that will change my Macbooks MAC address ( until a full restart occurs ) and get around this pesky limitation.
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In addition I added the following just to make things a bit easier.
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I was going to script the whole network execution using cURL but haven’t had the time yet … maybe next time.
And as always please use at own risk, I provide no guarantees :)