This is all about the program McGinn pulled the plug on in 2012? http://seattletimes.com/html/businesstec…
"The closest Seattle came was a meager test of public Wi-Fi service along a few blocks in Columbia City, University Way and downtown parks that began in 2005.
"Last week the city literally pulled the plug, ending its "community wireless service" April 29.
"It was time to update the network, and the city opted to spend the $100,000 elsewhere.
"With the general-fund budget situation being the way it is, I recommended to the mayor — and he agreed — we should shut it down," said Bill Schrier, chief technology officer."