Monday, July 25, 2005

WBS: "Victory in Lafayette! Victory for Consumer Choice!"

What's Being Said (WBS) Dept.

Sasha Meinrath runs an influential blog and muni mesh wireless project back in my old stomping grounds of Champaign-Urbana. He sends congratulations to Lafayette and does a short analysis. A teaser:
More importantly, grassroots organizing seems to have innoculated the local community against the worst of the Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt that BellSouth and Cox were engaging in. Overall, and even with massive amounts of money being poured into FUD, the citizens of Lafayette voted pro-muni is substantial numbers.
Go by and visit; there's lots of interesting stuff there.

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