TypicalSurfer - 10:19 pm on Oct 8, 2012 (gmt 0) [edited by: TypicalSurfer at 10:35 pm (utc) on Oct 8, 2012]
Kansas City government officials also disagree. "Google has completely disrupted [Internet service] business models," says Rick Usher, assistant city manager of Kansas City, Mo. "Our citizens are more aware than ever before of what's available out there."
Nary a connection has been lit but the kool-ade is being poured with abandon. I hope the good citizens of KC actually get what they are paying for, it looks like the local bureaucrats gave away quite a few goodies. Free office space and free power..yikes. I have no problem with politicos being business friendly but subsidizing a business on the backs of taxpayers can blur the lines between what a good business model might look like and what a good taxpayer raking is.
BTW, you can catch the whole article if you reach it through a google search.
[edited by: TypicalSurfer at 10:35 pm (utc) on Oct 8, 2012]