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Internet Faces Threat Of Breaking Apart
Posted by: Jordi on Saturday, June 13, 2009 - 11:33 AM
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The threat to the Internet posed by excessive consolidation, driven by big Internet service providers, has been thoroughly discussed. But consolidation isn't the only threat facing the Internet -- the network might also fragment, returning to the days of the 90s when we had proprietary networks like America Online, CompuServe, and Prodigy, and communications between them was difficult, according to a former Obama advisor.
Complete info at InformationWeek.