“…At the FCC’s November meeting – note the coincidental date of choice, AFTER the impending election – three unelected bureaucrats (of five) could simply vote themselves rulers of 1/6th of our entire economy – the information and technology sector. Meaning the Internet that you currently enjoy – that has been a marvel of economic and information innovation and success – will be subject to vast new governmental regulations. You didn’t elect these people – but they are on the verge of electing themselves Internet overlords…” Here (Big Government)
Hey, just for the record. Have you ever seen that old Macintosh commercial on youtube, where this lovely athletic woman comes in and throws a hammer at the staid corporate Big Brother screen? That’s what we need again.
Bring back the spirit.
Related: “Worries over Internet privacy have spurred lawsuits, conspiracy theories and consumer anxiety as marketers and others invent new ways to track computer users on the Internet. But the alarmists have not seen anything yet…” Here (NY Times).
Related: Wider streets for internet traffic. Here (NY Times).