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Media futurist: Time to replace the Internet

‘Contact’ summit to study replacing DNS with peer-to-peer, democratic networks How can the stranglehold on humanity’s digital communications be broken? One media studies professor has a revolutionary idea. “If we have a dream of how social media could restore peer-to-peer commerce, culture, and government, and if the current Internet is…

Exclusive: Internet was never free or open and never will be, media studies prof. says

Author: If Americans want a truly free network, ‘we’ve got to build it from scratch’ Secrets outlet WikiLeaks’ continuing struggle to remain online in the face of corporate and government censorship is a striking example of something few truly realize: that the Internet is not and never has been democratically controlled,…