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Welcome to Google, Kansas. No, it's not a new office... it's a town

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http://www.downloadsquad.com – Filed under: Fun, Internet, GoogleAs the last few vestiges of sanity left the rocky outcrops of Mayor Bill Bunten's brain, he decreed: "Let our fair city (formerly known as Topeka) henceforth be known by the mad moniker GOOGLE, KANSAS!!" Just kidding; he didn't say that exactly (probably). But Topeka is going to be called Google,for the entire month of March. Why? you ask -- or cry, or wail -- well, it's obvious if you think about it: Google's Fiber for Communities. We covered it last month, but never did we expect to see whole damn cities courting corporate masters. I mean, we all know that deals are made behind closed doors, but... 'Welcome to Google, Kansas'... really? I am now eagerly awaiting Microsoft, Mass., in some run-down district that can't afford word processing software in its schools -- or perhaps Photoshop, replacing Podunk in Michigan... it's only a matter of time. Damn sell-outs. [via NY Times] Share tweetmeme_url = 'http://www.downloadsquad.com/2010/03/02/welcome-to-google-kansas-no-its-not-a-new-office-its-a-t'; tweetmeme_source='DownloadSquad'; tweetmeme_style = 'compact'; Welcome to Google, Kansas. No, it's not a new office... it's a town originally appeared on Download Squad on Tue, 02 Mar 2010 09:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.Read | Permalink | Email this | Comments (General)