Under the Tuscan WiFi....


Looks like the Italian government is putting in place some laws to encourage public wifi. I like this part:

Take a look at this via http://wifinetnews.com/ :

http://www.agenziaitalia.it/english/news.pl?doc=200305282011-0227-RT1-ECO-0-NF82&page=0&id=agionline-eng.italyonline



Looks like the Italian government is putting in place some laws to encourage public wifi. I like this part:


The strong technological potential that Wireless Lan brings provide a further opportunity for businesses in the sector and especially an advantage for Italians in general who will benefit from the new way to access internet on the broad band". Furthermore, Gaspari hopes that "this technological option will contribute to the reduction of the digital divide, the technological discrimination between areas that are technologically more or less advanced in the country".


What isn't spelled out is cost.... They could take a lesson from some of the community intiatives and try to offer FREE access like libraries, etc...

Just food for though for the big picture...

cheers,

M.

Posted: Thu - August 14, 2003 at 10:12 AM      


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