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Name: ED

From: California

Bio: Software Developer

Area of Expertise: Technology Developer/Administrator

Topic: General, Overarching Remarks

Headline: Government will increasingly regulate internet useage

Nutshell: Government will legislate the internet until its usefulness is negated.

Vision: Governments feel threatened by the information pipeline that the internet represents. It is a forum for those who cannot otherwise afford traditional media coverage and will be regulated to reduce both it's availibility and access until government controls the content the same manner that the FCC regulates the airwaves to control access and content.

Date Submitted: 11/10/2004

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