Broadband Causes Obesity

In a c|net News article brought to my attention by Harold Carr's posting at, Salt Lake City mayor Rocky Anderson is quoted as saying that giving people more broadband will make them fatter and just let them download more illegal music.

"I just don't see the social good in using taxpayer money to fund a network that provides more television and bandwidth for illegally downloading files," he said. "We should spend money on getting people fit, rather than deteriorating their quality of life with higher bandwidth to surf the Net."
From Quest for 'Utopia' hits a roadblock | CNET
Referenced Tue Apr 20 2004 13:18:33 GMT-0600

Sometimes I'm still amazed and this is one of those times.

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