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(Wall Street Journal)   We're one step closer to open wireless   (online.wsj.com) divider line 11
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2008-10-13 02:54:36 AM
90% within a decade, huh? But I want it nowwww.
 
2008-10-13 04:49:58 AM
Suck it, Germans.
 
2008-10-13 07:00:38 AM
The article says it's going to be free... which is great... but, if it's free, why do businesses want it?

What's the catch?

/read some of the article
 
2008-10-13 09:28:53 AM
T-Shirt order?
 
2008-10-13 09:35:52 AM
waiting4godot: The article says it's going to be free... which is great... but, if it's free, why do businesses want it?

What's the catch?

/read some of the article


It's free to use Google, too.
 
2008-10-13 09:56:51 AM
Wireless is as much a part of our infrastructure as bridges and roads. A nationwide network would boost our GDP %5 instantly.

/Ok...I pulled that percentage out of my ass...but it would be a significant bump.
 
2008-10-13 01:26:40 PM
FTFA: T-Mobile has fought FCC Chairman Kevin Martin's proposal to encourage development of free Web access by raising concerns that the service would disrupt the company's 3G wireless network, for which it charges customers.

Farking T-Mobile. Their service sucks a footlong anyway. I say let 'em go down.
 
2008-10-13 03:05:29 PM
There's no such thing as a free lunch.
 
2008-10-13 05:43:22 PM
Say hello to Big Brother!
 
2008-10-13 09:41:25 PM
Running a-puck

But Google sells ads -- so this would be wireless with ads in some form?
 
2008-10-14 01:28:09 AM
Free anything in this country, especially involving telephone companies or the FCC, is a pipe dream.
 
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