Carving up the internet in May 2017
The high cost and deep consequences of losing net neutrality is an adjunct advocacy issue.
Just how divided and controlled will the internet become?
I’ve been tracking the trend of internet balkanization for several years. Many nations have been attempting to carve up internet access in various ways, from local filters to ISP arrangements and China’s Golden Shield. New political developments during the past few weeks pushed this trend to new levels of potential impact.
So Americans and anyone else connecting through US networks might end up with a multi-tiered internet, blocked out by political connections and favorites.
Meanwhile, last month the Turkish government blocked that country’s access to…
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