Japanese officials have decided to implement eight wi-fi hot spots around Mount Fuji on Friday.
The ancient mountain and global tourist destination has been offline for most of eternity, but now visiting climbers will be able to check their e-mail while on their way to the summit.
One of the hot spots will also be at the summit, 12,388 feet in the air. This will enable a whole new kind of digital tourism, where people want to check in from the summit of Mount Fuji on Facebook and the like.
There are also, certainly, some safety implications made by having this capability throughout the mountain. The co-ordination of rescue efforts might be better conducted, and [...]