New York Times, October 24, 2004 - Where Good Wi-Fi Makes Good Neighbors

From Article:

As with other Wi-Fi projects, there are concerns. For some people, opening their virtual space means a loss of privacy. Mr. SantRam, for instance, no longer does his Internet banking from home, since others have access to the Internet through his system. Instead, he trusts the landlines of the computers at his school. Mr. Geraci and Dana Spiegel, a director of NYCWireless, feel that with standard security measures and common sense, there should be few if any problems.