Thank you, Google
By Josh Simons on Nov 13, 2009
Google is sponsoring free wifi access at Logan through January 15th, which is how I'm able to write this blog entry -- I would not usually pay the usual $10 fee since my flight is leaving in only an hour.
After clicking through the landing page to access the Internet, I was redirected to a Give Back site that lets me make a donation to either Engineers Without Borders USA, One Economy Corporation, or Climate Savers Computing. Even better, Google will match any donation I choose to make.
I wanted to make a donation, but I didn't. Why? Because making the donation requires I create a Google Checkout account. I have a Paypal account already and I'm trying to reduce my credit card exposure on the web whenever possible, so I opted not to sign up.