China's no longer so concerned about separating their people from freedom of information:
The message delivered by the office, the person said, was that “in the past, a lot of officials worried that the Web could not be controlled.’’The U.S. security apparatus is working on control, too:
“But through the Google incident and other increased controls and surveillance, like real-name registration, they reached a conclusion: The Web is fundamentally controllable,’’ the person said.
The U.S. ambassador to Switzerland, Donald Beyer, told NZZ am Sonntag that Switzerland "should very carefully consider whether to provide shelter to someone [Julian Assange] who is on the run from the law."Then there's Internet neutrality, which is doomed in the current environment in which corporations can buy the government they want.