Starbucks Wi-Fi 'safer than Pentagon network'

Using the Wi-Fi connection at Starbucks was a better bet than risking putting confidential defence documents on a glitch-prone Pentagon computer network, a senior Defence Department official testified on Thursday at the Guantanamo trial of five prisoners charged with plotting the September 11 hijacked plane attacks. The Internet link at the local Starbucks was "the best bad option that we had," Air Force Colonel Karen Mayberry, the chief defence counsel for the war crimes tribunal, told the judge. More   [ECS]