June 10, 2014 Sophie Weiner

When the mysterious billboard with the text “The future of the internet belongs to the highest bidder” appeared in San Francisco, it seemed satirical, but not unbelievable. The accompanying website Jointhefastlane.com advertised premium access to the internet — like the “35x faster” downloading speed on websites like “Videotube” and “Movieflix” — for a hefty fee. Today, BitTorrent […]

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