Thought this article might interest some of you. It's about net neutrality and Timothy Wu, who's been championing it.

Defending the Open Internet
By Jeff Sommer

The future of the Internet — which means the future of communications, culture, free speech and innovation — is up for grabs.

A dozen years ago, building on the work of more senior scholars, Mr. Wu developed a concept that is now a generally accepted norm. Called “net neutrality,” short for network neutrality, it is essentially this: The cable and telephone companies that control important parts of the plumbing of the Internet shouldn’t restrict how the rest of us use it.

Eventually security issues will make the web more restrictive.