California Coffeehouses and Book Culture

In What's the Buzz by Helen Gregg

By Helen Gregg The bans on computers that are becoming more prevalent in California caf├ęs and coffeehouses are often extended to e-readers, reported eBookNewser this morning. In an effort to keep out squatters, many cafes in the state have disabled free Wi-Fi, given out time-sensitive Wi-Fi passwords, or even covered electrical outlets to keep traffic moving and keep space at …