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The Government Is Not Building a National Wi-Fi Network
The Federal Communications Commission is not proposing to build a national Wi-Fi network, contrary to recent media reports suggesting otherwise.
In actuality, the FCC's newest proposal is to set aside from proposed incentive auctions a greater amount of wireless spectrum in the so-called "White Spaces" for unlicensed use than it previously suggested.
Tech, telecom giants take sides as FCC proposes large public WiFi networks
The federal government wants to create super WiFi networks across the nation, so powerful and broad in reach that consumers could use them to make calls or surf the Internet without paying a cellphone bill every month.
The proposal from the Federal Communications Commission has rattled the $178 billion wireless industry, which has launched a fierce lobbying effort to persuade policymakers to reconsider the idea, analysts say. That has been countered by an equally intense campaign from Google, Microsoft and other tech giants who say a free-for-all WiFi service would spark an explosion of innovations and devices that would benefit most Americans, especially the poor. - The Washington Post
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Technocracy is a form of government in which experts in technology would be in control of all decision making. Scientists, engineers, and technologists who have knowledge, expertise, or skills, would compose the governing body, instead of politicians, businessmen, and economists. In a technocracy, decision makers would be selected based upon how knowledgeable and skillful they are in their field.
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Technocracy is a movement started in the 1930′s by engineers, scientists and technicians that proposed the replacement of capitalism with an energy-based economy. Originally envisioned for North America only, it is now being applied on a global basis. Authors Aldous Huxley and George Orwell believed that Technocracy would result in a Scientific Dictatorship, as reflected in their books, "Brave New World" and "1984".