When will the Kids Today learn? When you post something on the Internets, everyone can read it. And when you’re posting about something you shouldn’t be doing, someone’s eventually going to read it who can punish you for it.
National Parks Traveler has a story from the Assateague Island National Seashore of just such an event. An angler caught a pair of rockfish that were below the minimum length required by the State of Maryland. Instead of just enjoying the fish, the angler used an in-park Wi-fi connection to brag about her catch on a message board, complete with a picture of her holding up the fish.
A ranger found the message online, recognized the angler from her photo, found her on the beach, and issued a violation notice.
Do we need any more reasons not to have Wi-Fi in our natural areas?