More End-to-End Pessimism.

Escapable Logic has a piece named “Publicize the Internet” that looks at the Internet as an important tool for democracy, and hopes that a president named Dean might help rescue it from losing its end-to-end character even further. Elliot Noss is …

Escapable Logic has a piece named “Publicize the Internet” that looks at the Internet as an important tool for democracy, and hopes that a president named Dean might help rescue it from losing its end-to-end character even further.Elliot Noss is more optimistic and suggests that it’s all, in fact, quite easy: Just make sure that you get most of your services from “competitive service providers,” i.e., from those who innovate and offer services at the net’s edges — and have a natural incentive to defend the net’s end-to-end character, as it enables their business models.