Please do not put your internet router in a Faraday cage. Please do not put your internet router in a Faraday cage.
If you’re reading this, as someone who uses the internet, this may seem obvious. A Faraday cage, after all, blocks electromagnetic radiation and signals from escaping. Putting one around your router would, by very similar physics, prevent those same radio waves that carry your internet from reaching your devices.
So apparently putting Faraday cages around routers has become a thing for the 5g conspiracy nuts and there are companies out there ready to cash in.
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— Ansgar Odinson (@AnsgarTOdinson) December 2, 2020
And yet, an entire cottage industry of con artists looking…
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