[CUWiN] Activity?

Tom Sparks tom_a_sparks at yahoo.com.au
Tue Aug 5 20:29:43 CDT 2008

On Tue, 2008-08-05 at 14:20 -0500, Tom Poe wrote:
> With the Internet came the web.  With WiFi, comes
the virtual world.  
> Suppose a level of community wifi intranet
configuration was 
> established.  No internet capability, but local
community virtual world 
> was available.  The community would have a
community-wide broadband 
> infrastructure for free broadband for all residents.
 If the hospital 
> wanted to gain access to this infrastructure, they
would have to 
> negotiate a contract and offer something in return
for the privilege of 
> distributing their telemedicine programs out to the
community.  Same 
> thing for the grocery store that wants to gain
access to offer the 
> upcoming IPv6 services.  Same thing for the ISP and
> providers.  Now, what we have is a community owned
> infrastructure that truly generates revenues, eh? 
In the meantime, the 
> community has their local tv, radio shows, their
local town hall 
> meetings, and their local government becomes
transparent, as they no 
> longer can operate in secret.
> Just dreaming, Tom Poe, Charles City, Iowa
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yea :)
someone with my thinking
I am proposing something like this to my
local/regional council :)

Why should I pay AU$40 (and have a 12/36 months
contract) to get on the
Internet to view the local/regional websites for my

I still think there needs to be a cost if you are
international websites

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