CITIES BECOME TELECOM OWNERS
Cities and towns -- worried that the information superhighway will pass them by -- are looking to own and run their own telecommunications infrastructures.
Crime Drops in NYC
New York City has managed to cut its crime rate by an unprecedented 38 percent in barely three years, thanks, in part, to computer technology.
Justice & Technology
Courts Develop Plans for 2020
California's courts developed strategic plans to take them into a coordinated technological future.
Document imaging helps land recorders and registries speed public access to legal documents.
Government information is still a bargain, but it's not free. What policies govern fees and access?
INTERVIEW: KATHLEEN O'TOOLE
Building a Seamless Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Network
Iowa Gov. Branstad
"We didn't set out to have [our fiber-optic network] state-owned. We put it out for bid. The problem was we didn't have anybody who wanted to build it to every part of the state."