links for 2011-01-05

  • "The moment the "net neutrality" debate began was the moment the net neutrality debate was lost. For once the fate of a network –  its fairness, its rule set, its capacity for social or economic reformation – is in the hands of policymakers and the corporations funding them – that network loses its power to effect change. The mere fact that lawmakers and lobbyists now control the future of the net should be enough to turn us elsewhere."