There is without a doubt an enemy of the Internet lurking right now to do what it can to fracture the concept off a decentralized web where data can flow freely without restraints to hinder them. Time Warner. Comcast. Verizon. These companies are doing everything in their power to gain more control over the web by the installation of ‘fast lanes’ for content to pass through, meaning that companies on the web like trainhornsunlimited.com, Netflix, Facebook and others will have to pay them for the ‘privilage’ of having their content delivered to customers at a faster rate as they slow the rest of the web down.
This cannot be allowed to happen. Consumers must stand up for the Internet – it’s not going to be able to do it itself. (more…)