The Internet dystopia - Page 2

Increasing constraints on freedom to innovate with technology cloud the Web's future
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As I mentioned in my column ("User-Generated Censorship," 4/30/08), you can't always depend on communities of users to do the right thing. In addition, companies can create an incredibly oppressive tethering regime while still allowing users to think they have control. Tune in next week, and I'll tell you how Zittrain's solution might lead to an even more dystopian future.

Annalee Newitz is a surly media nerd who thinks up dystopias in her spare time.

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