Larry Lessig warned that this day might come. And it has arrived. Earlier generations — naive folks who believed the Internet could never be regulated — must now eat their words.
And the rest of us, what must we do? Well, I’m afraid to say that the rest of us are called to endure the social, political and technological cost of an Internet that is essentially a bazaar for peddling ads and propaganda rather than a well-functioning information superhighway.