Welcome to the Montauk (Information Super)Highway

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Love getting away from work but can't quite bear to, well, get away from work? Welcome to your best summer ever. Wired News today takes a look at beaches offering wi-fi access, and the article contains the happy nugget that Nassau and Suffolk counties will be wiring Long Island's beaches — "among the most beautiful in the nation," Wired News confirms — for wireless access. But before you get too excited, consider this: If the experience of getting to the East End is any indication, Internet traffic out there will no doubt move at a crawl.

Where to Catch Some Wi-Fi Waves [Wired]
10 Most Popular Beaches: Hamptons Living [NYM]