Monday, January 23, 2012

Why Doesn’t Washington Understand the Internet?

Rebecca MacKinnon, The Washington Post, Jan. 20, 2012

From the article:  “Washington is waking up to the new reality: Politics as usual is not compatible with the Internet age, especially when it comes to laws and regulations governing the Web. And the Internet’s key players — along with millions of passionate users who have tended to view Washington as disconnected from their lives — are realizing that they can’t ignore what happens on Capitol Hill. Both sides must now face the long-simmering culture clash between Washington and the Internet, with implications that go far beyond a temporary Wikipedia blackout.” Read more