Angry Robot

The internet is fucked

The Verge on the state of the (US) net: (via)

So there’s the entire problem, expressed in four simple ideas: the internet is a utility, there is zero meaningful competition to provide that utility to Americans, all internet providers should be treated equally, and the FCC is doing a miserably ineffective job.

All the points are right, but he doesn’t even get into the NSA issues. Fear of US government spying is making a lot of people wary of storing data in US servers, and in the cloud in general.

• February 26, 2014, 12:55 pm |