Eric Dynamic

Gavin Newsom's wireless Edsel

Google and EarthLink get to snoop on you, your traffic, and your preferences

OPINION What would you think if somebody tried really hard to sell you an Edsel when you could clearly see a Lexus on the lot for the same price?

That's what Mayor Gavin Newsom is doing with his "wi-fi everywhere" franchise deal.

The mayor put out a bid to get everyone in the city connected wirelessly at high speeds with a decent free service. Read more »