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Tim Berners-Lee says regulation of the web may be needed


Heavier regulation would only further consolidate the power in the hands of a few because it increases the barriers to entry and is extremely vulnerable to the lobbying efforts of the large established players. In fact that's exactly how we got here.

Timmy was pushing for NyetNeutrality too, I guess its good that he at least seems to recognize that most of the actual power is in these higher level content/platform oligarchs.

It's much easier for many of these so-called experts to identify problems than to solve them. In fact, Tim Berners-Lee is part of the crowd that built the thing, doesn't Kernighan's lever posit: "Everyone knows that debugging is twice as hard as writing a program in the first place. So if you're as clever as you can be when you write it, how will you ever debug it?"

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