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Web freedom faces greatest threat ever, warns Google’s Sergey Brin [Google in bed with Obama]

The principles of openness and universal access that underpinned the creation of the internet three decadesagoare under greater threat than ever, according to Google co-founder Sergey Brin

The threat to the freedom of the internet comes, he claims, from a combination of governments increasingly trying to control access and communication by their citizens, the entertainment industry‘s attempts to crack down on piracy, and the rise of “restrictive” walled gardens such as Facebook and Apple, which tightly control what software can be released on their platforms.

(Excerpt) Read more at m.guardian.co.uk …

via Web freedom faces greatest threat ever, warns Google’s Sergey Brin [Google in bed with Obama].

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