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Technology has passed by Thomson Township laws


October 4, 2019

A lot of things have changed since 1999, the last time Thomson Township approved a comprehensive plan, and technology and the internet is at the top of the list.

There were no iPhones — they wouldn’t come out for another eight years. Heck, the first flip phone had hit the market only three years before that.

Google was available ... as a beta site. The number of internet users worldwide had reached 150 million; today it’s approximately 4.4 billion. Users accessed the internet through phone lines, and it took forever to upload anything, especially if there were photos involved.


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