November 16, 2005

Searls: Saving the Net: How to Keep Carriers from Flushing the Net Down the Tubes

Doc Searls:
The subjects covered here are no less enormous than the Net and its future. Even optimists agree that the Net's future as a free and open environment for business and culture is facing many threats. We can't begin to cover them all or cover all the ways we can fight them. I believe, however, that there is one sure way to fight all of these threats at once, and without doing it the bad guys will win. That's what this essay is about.

Here's a brief outline of the article. If you want to go straight to the solution, skip to the third section:
  • Scenario I: The Carriers Win
  • Scenario II: The Public Workaround
  • Scenario III: Fight with Words and Not Just Deeds
More here. Posted by James Zellmer at November 16, 2005 9:35 AM | Subscribe to this site via RSS:
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