Taking to the Streets – Demanding Wi-Fi

Posted on May 15, 2007

Do people really want wi-fi? It seems they do. These people took to the streets of San Francisco to protest the cities slowing down of the planned roll out of the Google/Earthlink muni net that has been planned for sometime.

wi-fi protest

Some have suggested this was a fake protest. BUT some, like muni advocate and expert Esme Vos of MuniWireless , feel that cities service their citizens by rolling out the free service and widespread access. Interested in this debate? Check out the varying sides and see where you land:

Google offers S.F. Wi-Fi — for free – SF Gate – October 1, 2005

Details reportedly devil San Francisco muni wireless plan – MuniWireless Dec. 27, 2006

Making Radio Waves – SF Weekly – March 28, 2007

BTW: We, at Devicescape, think everyone wants Wi-Fi!