Jonathan Zittrain (Harvard): Net Neutrality as Diplomacy. Long Live the Web: Tim Berners-Lee on a call for continued open standards and neutrality. Bruce Gottlieb on net neutrality and the academics who love it (and more and more and more on Tim Wu's The Master Switch). Tech-Tock: Why it’s time to put an end to the net-neutrality debate. New net neutrality rules may allow Obama to claim his campaign pledge on fostering an open internet, but they did little to appease foes, or supporters. From Slate, whose Internet is it, anyway? The FCC's new "net neutrality" rules only muddle the picture; and if the FCC had regulated the Internet: Jack Shafer on a counterfactual history of cyberspace. Routing it right: The survival of the internet’s governing body has come at a price. Jeff Jarvis attacks Germany for fostering Internet privacy. If you want Web privacy, stop being such a freeloader — pay for it. As spammers find their e-mails blocked, they are trying other tactics — expect no respite. Reclaim the cyber-commons: The internet is being captured by organised trolls — it’s time we fought back. Are right-wing libertarian Internet trolls getting paid to dumb down online conversations? Why the kids don't blog and grandma's on Facebook. Blogging peaks, but reports of its death are exaggerated. Matt Yglesias discusses the importance of blogging. An article on the future according to Tim O'Reilly.
All of the above makes this blog, more agora and forum than digital marketplace, part my "space" in the cyber-commons, a vendor stall in the marketplace of ideas and information. What's your space like?