June 9, 2004

My Up and Coming Internet Nirvana

One of my local alt-weeklies Willamette Week tells us why if youíre a tech geek (or a blogger who makes his living as a telecommuting writer who relies on constant Internet access) there are some serious bennies to living in a thirdwave-anarcho-libertarian-semipinko-antiestablishmentarian place like Portland: Free wi-fi for everyone, baby. And it doesnít look to me like thereís jack the big corporate boys can do about it, though that won't stop 'em from trying.

And I donít mean itís going to be some ďfreeĒ taxpayer-funded government-run deal, I mean it in the sense that itís free to listen to the radio if you already own a radio. That kinda free.

Sign me up!

Actually, I donít have to sign up, all I have to do is wait. Excellent.

Posted by Michael J. Totten at June 9, 2004 6:38 PM
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