My fear is that ISPs will not charge consumers for more bandwidth but instead target companies like Netflix because it will stifle innovation without pissing off the majority of consumers, this happened in 2014 when Net Neutrality rules were gutted and Netflix was forced to pay Comcast

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The meteoric rise of bitcoin and difficulty in tracing ownership make disclosures from journalists and the experts they quote even more important (Felix Salmon/Nieman Lab)

Felix Salmon / Nieman Lab: The meteoric rise of bitcoin and difficulty in tracing ownership make disclosures from journalists and the experts they quote even

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How artificial intelligence will be used for social control – Mass surveillance and manipulation by powerful AI algorithms represent a much more imminent and tangible threat to our democratic values than killer robots.

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