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What are the technical requirements for a WPA-PSK passphrase?

I was thinking of generating a WPA-PSK passphrase, and I see in the OpenBSD manpage for wpa-psk(8): The passphrase must be a sequence of between 8 and 63 ASCII-encoded characters. What exactly is ...
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Is every WPA2 connection to a WiFi router encrypted by itself?

I'm wondering if I Alice and Bob are both connected to a WiFi router through a WPA2 secured connection, will Alice be able to sniff the traffic of Bob and vice versa? Or does every user has his own ...
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Why does encryption not destroy the way networks work?

I've a very basic understanding of how encryption works. My knowledge insofar is that of CCNA discovery level on the CISCO courses (along with a few other things such as Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte ...