Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community
A blunt assessment (which I can confirm through various other sources) of how commercial providers see online content. "The nation's largest telephone and cable companies are crafting an alarming set of strategies that would transform the free, open and nondiscriminatory Internet of today to a privately run and branded service that would charge a fee for virtually everything we do online... Without proactive intervention, the values and issues that we care about--civil rights, economic justice, the environment and fair elections--will be further threatened by this push for corporate control."

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