If municipal WiFi networks can't get the backing in order to provide wireless blankets over cities, why not leave it up to the residents to create the network instead? They could use systems like FON - especially if they're backed by someone they know and trust... and the rumor is that the FON peer-to-peer WiFi system has a new friend - Steve Jobs.

If municipal WiFi networks can’t get the backing in order to provide wireless blankets over cities, why not leave it up to the residents to create the network instead? They could use systems like FON – especially if they’re backed by someone they know and trust… and the rumor is that the FON peer-to-peer WiFi system has a new friend – Steve Jobs.

Jobs expressed interest in a sit-down with Varsavsky, which eventually took place earlier this month in Jobs’ top-floor office at Apple headquarters in Cupertino.

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