PA Governor Attempts to Kill Philadelphia Wi-Fi Plans

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Date: Friday, November 19th, 2004, 09:59
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Philadelphia's LOVE StatuePhiladelphia, PA — Remember our previous story about Philadelphia’s plans to roll out the world’s largest free Wi-Fi (802.11b) mesh network? Well, Governor Ed Rendell’s (D) House Bill 30 “could limit, if not crush, Philadelphia’s ambition of rolling out free or reduced-cost wireless Internet access citywide” according to an article (“
City ‘Wi-Fi’ plan hinges on Pa. Senate debate
“) in today’s Philadelphia Enquirer.
C’mon Governor! It’s time to put the interests of the city’s residents ahead of the profit motives of the massive communication monopolies like Verizon and PA-based Comcast.
If you live in Philly, take a minute to send the Governor an email expressing your opinions!


Philadelphia's LOVE StatuePhiladelphia, PA — Remember our previous story about Philadelphia’s plans to roll out the world’s largest free Wi-Fi (802.11b) mesh network? Well, Governor Ed Rendell’s (D) House Bill 30 “could limit, if not crush, Philadelphia’s ambition of rolling out free or reduced-cost wireless Internet access citywide” according to an article (“
City ‘Wi-Fi’ plan hinges on Pa. Senate debate
“) in today’s Philadelphia Enquirer.
C’mon Governor! It’s time to put the interests of the city’s residents ahead of the profit motives of the massive communication monopolies like Verizon and PA-based Comcast.
If you live in Philly, take a minute to send the Governor an email expressing your opinions!

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