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2017 report finds 66% of U.S. cities investing in “smart city” technology. ‘Blurring’ public-private boundaries leads to company towns.

“My big takeaway from this report is the way technology is influencing cities and almost blurring the lines between public and private. …”  DuPuis said. From Tech Republic by Teena Maddox November 6, 2017 A report from the National League … Continue reading

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Texas: Smart Meter backlash, purple posts, and the liability of Public Private Partnerships (P3s)

“Without individual assumption of responsibility, proper function of government at any level cannot be assured.” From the New American by Kelly Holt 13 January 2016 When residents of Smithville, Texas, learned the city had contracted for major utility infrastructure changes, … Continue reading

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