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I'm not too worried about. I think of the internet as another planet. Its our part to keep it clean and running smoothly. We want growth but not destruction and we also want the freedom to host whatever content we desire as long as it doesn't damage the internet itself it should be okay, but that just doesn't happen in reality. Everything pretty much goes unless otherwise stated and everyone has a choice to visit and create good and bad things on the internet. No country should ever regulate the internet in a strict and mandatory manner.
Does this mean that John Walker’s nightmare is a foregone conclusion? Not necessarily. Certain influential companies are beginning to understand that their own businesses depend on an open Internet. (Google, for example, is dependent on the ability to image the Web on its own servers, a task that might be impossible in a controlled Internet.) Activist groups like the Electronic Frontier Foundation are sounding alarms.
Originally posted by logiclock
China has tried to crack down on dissidents. Usually they threaten ISPs. As a result, surfers have come up with many methods of subverting surfing rules. I'd assume that the same things would happen here.
Originally posted by darklanser
It wouldn't be a violation of speech. You can say anything you want...there just won't be anyone listening. If they shut off the WWW(1) and turn on WWW(2) making everyone register to use it, then they will control the horizontal...and the vertical.
Originally posted by banjoechef
sadly blackjackal your silly american constitution has no say in the land of the internet, it is the possession of no country.
the only thing i'm thinking is, linux