Wednesday, July 12, 2017

When 'Saving The Internet' means 'Saving Crony Capitalism' | The Register

The curious case of the dog that didn’t bark

Comment  Entering the BBC today to talk about the net neutrality protests “supported by Amazon and Netflix and others”, I had a dilemma. How in three minutes can you give viewers worldwide a perspective which conveys that the motivations are valid – American fixed-line broadband is pretty rubbish – but what we were witnessing was the most powerful multinationals in the world flexing their muscles, a show of corporate strength. In Europe these companies are regularly said to be more powerful than any nation state.…


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