Coalition calls controller's report
on Google/Earthlink WiFi deal "Ridiculous"
From PublicNet San Francisco
May 14, 2007
Today, PublicNet San Francisco, a coalition of various community
groups and internet professionals, called Controller Ed Harrington's
recent report on the pending Google/Earthlink monopoly WiFi deal
PublicNet called attention to recent news reports that Earthlink
has pulled back from private municipal WiFi plans in all but the
13 cities it has already contracted with, because such WiFi networks
are proving to be unworkable, unpopular, and unprofitable.
Complete report available here.