Google has said they don't view this as business. It's a move that is supposed to put pressure on the US to catch up broadband speeds. However, if they roll it out in enough cities, they may just change their minds.
If the telcos want to stop Google, they could, *gasp* roll out higher speeds before Google does it.
Somebody made him very angry. I don't think he'd understand, given all the time he spends on here trying to convince us people shouldn't try to sell their work and should focus on making sure people don't see it.