From charged packets
New threat : network providers want to charge by the packet : http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/8673
although compare RobertCringely : http://www.pbs.org/cringely/pulpit/pulpit20051201.html
And this : http://blogs.zdnet.com/SAAS/?p=84
More Cringely scepticism : http://www.pbs.org/cringely/pulpit/pulpit20060209.html
Analyses the willingness of conservative government to hand over control of the internet to big business.
- The quote on property is interesting, but different from say, HernandoDeSoto who says property works as an informal, non-legally backed system, and that legal protection just extends it's conceptual usefulness.
More from DocSearls, Which Web Do We Want? : (See http://www.ssc.com/pipermail/suitwatch/2004-June/000073.html (See also WiFi)
According to AndrewOrlowsky LawrenceLessig says the internet is dying : http://www.theregister.co.uk/2003/05/15/internetisdyingproflessig/
Year and a half later it looks OK to me.
AOL's "anti-internet" ads : http://www.prisonplanet.com/articles/january2006/030106aol.htm