Friday, November 18, 2005
The Battle for Control
AT&T is back and they, along with other companies concerned about their power rather than your rights, are working to come up with creative new ways to charge you for things. One of the keys in this looming future is manipulating Congress and redifining some of our basic rights (fair use and access) as crimes. Doc Searles of Linux Journal has an excellent article entitled Saving the Net: How to Keep the Carriers from Flushing the Net Down the Tubes. It is a long but worthy read.