Senators from various states are introducing local bills to prevent local municipalities from setting-up their own WiFi broadband internet access.
This is BAD. It's already happened in a couple of states such as Pennsylvania. If this shit ever hits California, expect an army of really really angry geeks.
What's all this? Pan-Am vs TWA all over again?
Please read Om Malik's round-up of issues at hand, be sure to drill down to Esme Vos' thorough analyses, and write your representatives, today.