Park Ridge extortion to call it what it is If not used for the reason they claimed it was for(landscaping), this is nothing but government extortion of a business. But it is hardly surprising. Small communities have been doing this type of thing against cable companies for ages.
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Re: Park Ridge extortion to call it what it is
said by FFH:Google has the small communities paying them for the chance to get a sloppy fiber run where and how Google likes.
Small communities have been doing this type of thing against cable companies for ages.
Google is evil but golly-gee they are good at being evil.
IL politics at its finest! The state with the last 2 governors in the slammer (Blago, Ryan), the state almost bankrupt...
But we still make the deals to get the job done -- just used to be those deals had to be under the table hush hush -- but no, they can be in plain daylight now -- all about that transparency thing
Gotta Pay to Play!
On a more serious notes, if anything beyond normal private investment, towns/local government should be paying companies to invest in their communities, not taxing them more to make infrastructure investments
Re: Take away U-verse then. Are you a home owner? Would you like one in your front yard?
Money making opportunity They should have called them AT&T FiberFridges and charged a $1.99 "Fiber vicinity privilege fee"
Then quit complaining Wow so people want to complain about not being able to get the service then complain about how the vrad looks...People truly are stupid. I live where there is no wired internet whatsoever. As far as im concerned they can come place one beside my driveway no problem.