The Internet is a great equalizing force – a vast marketplace of ideas where anybody, rich or poor, can pitch a tent and attract readers. Yet, the fate of the open Internet is hanging by thread. Quincy Larson, teacher at freeCodeCamp, warns that net neutrality regulations, which the Trump administration has vowed to repeal, are the only barrier stopping corporations that want to “burn down the Library of Alexandria and replace it with a magazine rack.” If you use the Internet, getAbstract recommends you consider Larson’s somber forecast of society in a post–net neutrality era.
About the Author
Quincy Larson is a teacher at freeCodeCamp.