"In addition to commercial wireless telecommunications, Tesla intended the tower to be used to demonstrate how electrical energy could be transmitted without the need for power lines. A story has arisen that the power consumption could not be metered and Morgan, who could not foresee any financial gain from providing free electricity to everyone, balked." Wikipedia
So there is precedent for our current situation; but the money changers continue to have power over our lives, through the propaganda which is imbibed by the unwashed and ignorant masses.
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