Local ballots in 17 [Colorado] counties all resulted in voters electing to allow their local governments to offer broadband service in competition with private cable companies. The vote overturns a 2005 law that prevented any government agency from competing in the broadband space. Full article here.
In Mason, NH, both the town and school routers are password protected, so webbing while being bored during a executive session is a bother (and yes the selectmen and school board hold a lot of executive sessions).
Heaven forbid that that browser cookies point back to purient sites and results in a fate that apparently befell New Ipswich Fire Chief David Leel see here; but portable devices that might store traceable cookies are taken home, so we have no idea what our local officials might be worried about. Rumor has it that the school firewall protects our children, so the SAU should have even less concerns.
(cough) Town Officials reading the Gazette on town (cough) computers an acceptable use?