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proposed by the Congress of the People June 6, 2015, San Francisco

Home Forums Local XIII. Public Ownership of and Access to Communications Infrastructures proposed by the Congress of the People June 6, 2015, San Francisco

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    San Francisco Living Wage CoalitionSan Francisco Living Wage Coalition
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    • City: San Francisco
    • State: California

     The City must provide a universal fully publicly-owned broadband network that would
    include: Free citywide public broadband for all residents and resident-owned businesses,

    fiber optic connections to every home and business, and accessibility to all wireless
    devices.
     The City must ensure privacy and security and the public broadband network must
    provide full anonymity to all users with no data mining, no government monitoring and
    no provider authentication, access, location or other logging.
     The City must provide broadcast exposure on all media platforms for all candidate
    statements, forums and debates.
     The City must subsidize internet access devices to ensure that all people regardless of
    income can fully utilize the public broadband network.
     The City must promote open government. Any public meeting, including advisory
    committees, must have their meetings broadcast on all public communications platforms.
     All public meetings must be live broadcast and recorded in accessible video, audio and
    verbatim text and archived for public access and search.
     Sufficient channels must be provided for broadcast over the internet and all private paid
    communications networks for public consumption.
     All meetings that include anyone paid with tax dollars to discuss public policy must be
    announced on a public website and in print on request.
     Public records in all forms, including all notes on meetings, must be made accessible to
    the public free of charge in searchable text, audio and visual formats.

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