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.
The rallying cry, that the net is public domain and a natural habitat for markets echoes JeremyRifkin in TheAgeOfAccess where he points out that capitalism is dependent on a trust-producing, ThirdSector (or civil society).
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/internet_is_dying_prof_lessig/
Year and a half later it looks OK to me.
AOL's "anti-internet" ads : http://www.prisonplanet.com/articles/january2006/030106aol.htm
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