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The San Jose Mercury News' Good Morning Silicon Valley blog has this item about San Francisco's approach to the digital divide.

Plus, we can finally put Coit Tower to good use ... Last October during his State of the City Address, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom said, "We will not stop until every citizen has access to free wireless Internet service. These technologies will connect our residents to the skills and jobs of the new economy. No San Franciscans should be without a computer and broadband connection." Well, it may be that Newsom is about to make good on that promise. Business 2.0 reports Newsom is planning a press conference tomorrow detailing a citywide WiFi initiative for San Francisco. No real details other than that, although B2 wonders if Feeva, a Bay Area startup that's already established two WiFi hotspots in the city might play a roll in pushing such a plan forward.

Posted by Christopher Dorobek on Aug 16, 2005 at 12:14 PM


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