Thought I¹d pass this along. It¹s open to the public, and should be

The Minnesota Global Forum

WI-FI in Minneapolis: Public Ownership, or Private?

The City of Minneapolis plans to allow a single, private company to own and
operate a citywide wireless information network. Hundreds of other cities
around the U.S. -- Saint Louis Park, Minnesota to Corpus Christi, Texas --
have chosen public ownership, and have been overwhelmingly satisfied with
the choice.

Join us at the Minnesota Global Forum to learn why publicly owned
infrastructure is vital to Minnesota's information future.

Speaker: Becca Vargo Daggett, Research Associate at the Institute for Local
Self-Reliance and co-author of Who Will Own Minnesota's Information

Acadia Cafe, 1931 Nicollet (Nicollet & East Franklin)

Wednesday, January 18th, 5-7 p.m.

(Arrive in time to get refreshments!)

Sponsored by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy & the Minnesota
International Directory (an IATP project) For more information, call Katie
Fournier, 612/331-5615 or kfournier1 at <mailto:kfournier1 at>

Ben Nelson
612.685.9116 cell
benmgroup at

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