Sergey Brin is a smart dude, but I don’t always agree with him. In the recent Guardian article, he shoots for a two pronged take on why the net is threatened, now more than ever:
- Government regulations/censorship (including private sector lobbying for more of this).
- Walled gardens, where content isn’t freely indexable by third parties.
The former is a problem. I can see why it’s happening, but the perceived (by politicians) problems aren’t always easy to solve by limiting access to this page or that site. We’ll leave that alone for now. Read more [+]