Friday, March 17, 2006

Imagining the Maximum Net and The Government Is Not An ISP

Contributed by Joe@techdirt - An interesting Doc Searls column on net neutraliy argues rightly that the internet shouldn't just be measured in terms of real costs and profits, but also on the opportunity costs of not developing the web to its full potential. Instead of seeing the internet as a business does, in terms of profit-blocking regulations, it should be seen more like the interstate highway system or the national parks, as a public good of incalculable benefit.

Joes brief article, and the Doc Searls collumn are very insightful. Thanks for sharing with us! Corporate abuse is rampant everywhere, and we need to dig in and reverse this evil trend.

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