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Number of unique data sets: 21511814

Removed data sets: 115135

Contributors: 3513


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OpenWLANMap@Android - collect data automatically

Similar to SETI@home now there exists a possibility to support the OpenWLANMap project easily and fully automatically. To do that nothing more has to be done than to install a small App on your own smartphone or tablet. Once it was executed it runs in background and collects data that are useful for extending the projects database and uploads them from time to time. The user itself is credited by points that can be used to show its ranking comparing to other uses that do the same.

But how's that working in detail? The steps you have to do are quite simple:
  1. download our special Android-App at FDroid and install it on an Android smarthpone or tablet (also available as minimalistic variant)
  2. start this app; in case you don't have a cheap flatrate for mobile data transfers set the option "Don't access network..." to avoid expensive internet connection attempts via mobile/cellphone network
  3. send this App to the background by pressing the Home-button
  4. take your device with you like you're doing that always
Now all required data (consisting of available WLAN networks and your current geographic position) are collected anonymously and sent to the project from time to time. In case you do not allow automatic network access you should upload the data manually after some time: as soon as you are back home and can access your private WLAN, select the menu item "Upload data" to connect the App with the Internet and the projects database. Then you only have to wait a short time until your rank and score is updated.

You will get one to five points for every WLAN network that is new for the database or for every existing WLAN that has changed its position nameably so that it has to be added to the database again. The exact number of points depends on the measurement quality of that network. WLAN network positions that are already stored in database are used to increase accuracy.

How it works: this App uses GPS to find your current geographic position. In case there is no signal available (may be because you are inside a building or because you currently don't have a GPS fix), OpenWLANMap is used to evaluate your position. This second method of positioning is not available in case network access is not allowed since it requires an Internet connection. That means in this case it might be possible you collect less WLAN-points because you depend on the GPS-based positioning.
The OpenWLANMap@Android-App itself works as ressource-saving as possible. So it wakes up after some seconds to collect the required data for a very short time and to fall asleep fore some more seconds afterwards. During these long times of hibernation nearly no compunting power and therefor nearly no additional battery capacity is used.

As an additional bonus this App offers the possibility to auto-connect to open Freifunk-WLAN networks that are available to the public. As soon as this happened all data are transferred via this network, so this function acts as some kind of automatic internet connection which does not cost you any fees for the data transfer. This option can be enabled within the preferences.
ATTENTION: this function should be enabled only in case your device is secured so that no private data are sent unencrypted! There is the possibility somebody created such an open WLAN as some kind of trap to attack your device or to grab your personal data. But if you protect your device, this function is a nice possibility to have automatic access to public networks and to the internet.

Top list of users and teams active during last 40 days:
RankPoints on last uploadTag
1.364881tobixen
2.347653trackit
3.292246vsk
4.274597LUGS
5.267140TopAssis
6.234873wmwm
7.221083Doc
8.193990rubberduckweb
9.181492
10.156953fiveoclock
11.155747erzbengel
12.141909sli
13.139183Musiklinjenml
14.126546Emploi
15.114238
16.110335lesley
17.104692javitronz@
18.102460sim6
19.102397zuzzurro
20.96946sbm
21.94855
22.94136Micha
23.91698ktl
24.91463radoka
25.87944DJaeger
26.82814Tratatata
27.76725Fairphone
28.71160Gaya
29.71091Russia
30.69324www.vanheusden.com
31.65798martinpoljak
32.58922MelbourneHeart
33.56451ssam
34.56383capt
35.56083
36.55278technoides
37.54492JEL
38.47658smoe
39.46989Eric
40.41007dk
41.40007k-
42.39162ZamWlanMapper
43.38602hanssolon
44.37685
45.37307OiledAmoeba
46.36995js
47.36213Mister.O
48.35866
49.33759Mikrobi
50.33139adriank
51.32481MuSeTop5
52.32169orbit
53.32039Tux
54.31574merlin65537
55.31446startpage.com
56.31018Skjerv°y
57.30620LiNeS
58.30016Jockel
59.29987XcinnaY
60.29080
61.28288
62.28276cryptobitch
63.27877PE1RXQ
64.27502kevinquiatkowski.de
65.24617Zero
66.24440tofu
67.22917Tuxje
68.22527RubberJackal
69.22255FdTnk
70.22243Mr.
71.22189Dude.
72.22022harmless
73.21958
74.21776
75.21563Chaosdorf
76.21105
77.20577technoides_mini
78.19540
79.19091
80.19082dogecoin4lyfe
81.18562VirtaNet.fi
82.17981
83.17718Oile
84.17328
85.169603Fingersalut
86.16915kevinquiatkowski.de
87.16873mormel
88.16533tekemk
89.16035BikeBikeBike!
90.15945pigzilla
91.15904
92.15899
93.15618Osterhase
94.15324
95.15135
96.15021
97.14730Zaphod
98.14129Eric
99.14038wagmic
100.13851jacobbraeutigam
101.13523manwholikestothink
102.12809
103.12252
104.12182
105.12144
106.11991ju
107.11960
108.11894Ereignishorizont
109.11818emj
110.11784Lori_Jackrabbit
111.11672
112.11536MBeckers
113.10869MuSeTop5
114.10281
115.10238fenan
116.10127Wutzofant
117.9905
118.9569
119.9368skyhawk
120.9251matija
121.9090ghost
122.8692biaszek
123.8482
124.8393joad.marshal
125.8388
126.8042Crowdsourcing
127.7702
128.7686
129.7678
130.7469
131.7424Kara_HL
132.7341
133.7329DasTeil
134.7239
135.6946
136.6539kb3ien
137.6465
138.6396Trisquel-user
139.6134Finkregh
140.6062
141.6053Ma_Top5
142.6009
143.6002CentaurusA
144.5981[poop]
145.5926pigsnak
146.5868
147.5737Pethronella99
148.5702
149.5663MadCowEmpire
150.5568orcwog
151.5564Enoch
152.5530pe1rxq
153.5518
154.5328
155.5315
156.5208skyhawk
157.5075
158.5030
159.5027
160.5010Fre33
161.5008
162.4977UponStumbler
163.4891
164.4882
165.4868
166.4691NetSeekerWo
167.4639RedIceCreations.com
168.4576rkuijpers
169.4535fab4mazz
170.4523maq
171.4413
172.4411paulbsd
173.4399
174.4390TK
175.4369skyhawk
176.4196
177.4167Micha
178.4080
179.3807DarkIce
180.3795pigsnak
181.3760hko
182.3736
183.3619hosgar
184.3478
185.3470
186.3436
187.3357
188.3319
189.3289Leipzig
190.3243
191.3196gkaklas
192.3180matija
193.3050Nobody
194.3015
195.2972Anonymouse
196.2905
197.2822oliver
198.2812YtvwlD
199.2787
200.2774YtvwlD
201.2773CaptainSlackbladder
202.2754hhm
203.2738NetSeekerWo
204.2707
205.2706MrT
206.2680badummtz
207.2652
208.2608hosgar
209.2596YtvwlD
210.2566SuixoFR
211.2550sbm
212.2513Lori_Jackrabbit
213.2504
214.2472Lexus1
215.2465
216.2457
217.2445
218.2427
219.2417friscow
220.2330Cerritus
221.2305taranarmo
222.2302pablopb
223.2186Leipzig
224.2165privacyprovider
225.2143friscow
226.2112Team.Bremerhaven
227.2082
228.2079St.
229.2067
230.2054
231.2042lau
232.2024
233.1995
234.1991Fre33
235.1969
236.1939NetSeekerWo
237.1915
238.1878Pethronella99
239.1875DasTeil
240.1870Nobody
241.1861
242.1857friscow
243.1816benst
244.1798
245.1790friscow
246.1743
247.1719
248.1710
249.1629OiledAmoeba
250.1614
251.1601
252.1599manwholikestothink
253.1591PM2K
254.1589
255.1555
256.1551JMC
257.1539friscow
258.1481
259.1475dh6kw
260.1464hko
261.14463Fingersalut
262.1358SuixoFR
263.1345
264.1340
265.1310
266.1297
267.1283Tomat0
268.1249NetSeekerWo
269.1239
270.1237
271.1220
272.1219mabs
273.1174friscow
274.1165
275.1133friscow
276.1131
277.1119pablopb
278.1092
279.1081
280.1056[poop]
281.1046nazzag
282.1041Nobody
283.1032Chaosummi
284.990
285.975
286.974Wutzofant
287.965YtvwlD
288.959
289.953
290.924
291.902
292.893CaptainSlackbladder
293.833friscow
294.821
295.811[tmlMap]
296.801tofu
297.799
298.772
299.766friscow
300.765skyhawk
301.763[tmlMap]
302.745friscow
303.742friscow
304.737
305.733
306.707
307.698matija
308.681friscow
309.660
310.638
311.630
312.624friscow
313.609tofu
314.602Dude.
315.594
316.591maq
317.585sbm
318.580
319.576friscow
320.575
321.573
322.566
323.555xdoo
324.533
325.527ixs
326.525badummtz
327.520Zorak1103
328.506JMC
329.499friscow
330.489friscow
331.480friscow
332.471
333.459TK
334.458[tmlMap]
335.448
336.436
337.421
338.421NetSeekerWo
339.420
340.417
341.400
342.384
343.378[G00F]
344.335pablopb
345.322hosgar
346.306rkuijpers
347.304
348.303Leipzig
349.278gkaklas
350.265Romist72
351.265
352.259
353.253
354.239
355.231
356.219
357.210GRISuSI
358.204friscow
359.201
360.178skyhawk
361.170ju
362.159skyhawk
363.152
364.146Nobody
365.145[tmlMap]
366.144
367.142
368.137[tmlMap]
369.132[tmlMap]
370.127Nobody
371.120dk
372.116
373.111Fre
374.108
375.102radoka
376.95startpage.com
377.92[tmlMap]
378.84NetSeekerWo
379.65Nobody
380.55Nobody
381.51test
382.46Dude.
383.42
384.22[tmlMap]
385.18hohoho
386.8
387.7
388.7Nobody
389.6
390.4
391.2Nobody

RankPoints on last uploadTagTeammembersAverage Points
1.320181Micky2160090
2.297749Gaya399249
3.292545LUGS397515
4.292297vsk2146148
5.282708Skjerv°y835338
6.281162Oegleaeg556232
7.234751aNeutrino2117375
8.224928rubberduckweb456232
9.224677Doc374892
10.202374maq2101187
11.191872migimedia=>turboecon538374
12.188444NLS294222
13.167990zuzzurro283995
14.160095JakJedziesz.pl353365
15.154410SuixoFR625735
16.143429Musiklinjenml347809
17.131681Fairphone343893
18.107731divan335910
19.85333VirtaNet242666
20.75855technoides237927
21.74978MuSeTop5710711
22.72569324189
23.71090Messerjocke235545
24.68887Red_Hill_and_Evil_Wa417221
25.51587Pethronella9995731
26.48081smoe224040
27.44417kevinquiatkowski.de222208
28.43135hosgar76162
29.42309vrfy221154
30.42042skyhawk231827
31.38898Erlangen312966
32.37643Chaosdorf66273
33.37537218768
34.33407PE1RXQ216703
35.28025ravel214012
36.27441Mojito213720
37.25443ways46360
38.22268211134
39.22183joelmx211091
40.2074036913
41.1942029710
42.18929Dummy29464
43.1284326421
44.1278334261
45.12178capapie26089
46.11218Saspiron25609
47.10945MBeckers42736
48.1054525272
49.10489InTheMorning25244
50.104610xbad1dea25230
51.1023825119
52.10072Bńrliner33357
53.9873NetSeekerWo51974
54.945924729
55.9428montbeliard24714
56.8885TopAssis24442
57.730323651
58.7049DarkIce41762
59.7037[poop]23518
60.680423402
61.648541621
62.6002MightyTree23001
63.5847hhm22923
64.447422237
65.4391Fluse41097
66.4385WebCD22192
67.423522117
68.404822024
69.3706SUPI21853
70.3475blut21737
71.2862CokeFever21431
72.2755ugga21377
73.253421267
74.18003600
75.17732886
76.13692684
77.1119xdoo2559
78.1100Netzfreiheit.org3366
79.1042igor2521
80.708icebear742354


Privacy: This App requires the following privileges:
  • Own Location - exact GPS location for evaluating current position
  • Network communication - unlimited Internet access to send data, to download the current map and - in case this option is enabled - to evaluate the position by using OpenWLANMap in case GPS is not available (for an example inside of buildings)
  • System-Tools - deactivate Stand-By-mode so that tablets don't fall asleep and stop scanning; change WLAN state to stay at least in scan mode and to search for existing WLANs while consuming as less power as possible; start after bootup automatically - in case this option is enabled within the preferences
  • Change contents of SD-card - to save own overview map and to cache map tile data
This App evaluates and stores exact position information. This position is evaluted either via GPS anonymously or by using the OpenWLANMap project. During position evaluation no data are submitted which would give the possibility to identify a user in any way. The position information are stored in a way that gives not the possibility to create motion profiles for a user. But because of the nature and structure of the created data it would be possible to generate whereabout-profiles for a user. But these profiles could not contain any personal data nor exact information about the time somebody was at a specific position. An assignment to a specific user of this App is done only to let that user take part at the contest and for a listing within the ranking (the top list). Users of this App are stored anonymously and by using a continuous number only, there is no possibility for the OpenWLANMap project to have a namably known user just based on the data that are collected by this App.