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The Podium

Thursday, May 14

Free WiFi With Your Big Mac

By Brad

Offering free wi-fi can lead to more business. But as fast food mega-chain McDonalds is learning, it can also lead to headaches for franchise owners—namely, customers parking with their laptops for extensive surf sessions.

The problem has gotten so out of hand that the corporation is considering a major overhaul of how its seating is arranged.