"The multi-billion dollar corporations don't seem to care. I am
sure they have their "charitable programs". We simply don't seem to
fit into any of them. And no none will bother to call us and tell
"So here is what we are going to do.
"The HeliOS Project is going to set aside a special fund for
this purpose. We are going to work with the most agreeable of the
bunch, AT&T Yahoo/DSL and make this happen. We can get their
subscriptions for a limited time at ten dollars a month, but that
is about to lapse. We will get to enjoy that rate for the next few
months and then it is going to double. Still, twenty bucks a month
for broadband ain't bad. When the families are able to pay, they
will...we are not handing out our funding to just anyone. Remember,
we are working with extremely disadvantaged families here, and it's
only those who will receive our assistance.
"We begin our project to place 12-16 computers at Space12 this
Sunday. News 8 in Austin will probably cover it as well as a film
crew traveling the nation, filming sustainable community
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