- Every profession undergoes change/transformation/evolution (some take decades) and often Big companies try to own the profession
ie Why doctors subscribe pharmaceutical medication for every disease? Is it always necessary (plenty of natural remedies) or someone bough Academia ~100 years ago and instituted pharmaceuticals as standard
Cyber Space is just one dimension of space. Try your research on VC in several other industries for last 50 or 100 years, patterns will emerge.