NETWORKWORLD reports that the state of Indiana and its Intelenet division have agreed to pay a settlement of $8.3 million for making false statements and claims to the federal eRate program. The program assists poor schools and libraries so they can connect to the internet. Indiana charged inflated prices for services provided to state schools, falsified invoices, and flaunted a requirement that states must make co-payments for eRate services. In addition, Indiana also participated in non-competitive bidding practices. ..