News.com.au is positively dancing in the streets after the ACT Government and NEC have announced that they are considering a trial to provide Canberrans with digital network access anywhere and anytime in the ACT.
Read about this smashing idea here. The public service, schools, businesses, hospitals, houses, cars and shops could all be connected by a range of networks and devices under the scheme, which is still in early planning stages.
Treasurer and Economic Development Minister Ted Quinlan is helping to search for companies interested in becoming a part of the trial, such as broadband fibre-optic provider TransACT and wireless broadband startup iBurst.
How many tax payers dollars will be poured into this? Who is the Identity management company alluded to but not named? and, why do we need this? and where is Erin Brokovich to save our cancer riddled children and those blokes who sell the tin foil hats to stop all this naughty radiation getting in my head?