I love the internet.
It allows me to trans-Atlantically track the demise of Star Jones Reynolds, witness the triumph of man over beast (which some might say bears an eerie resemblance to the previous scenario), and allows otherwise successful writers to fritter away his… I mean…their talents, in lieu of earning a living.
Today is Save The Internet Day.
Living abroad often makes me forget how the US government valiantly fights on behalf of its citizens; making sure that you won’t suffer the dire consequences posed by raw milk cheese, ensuring that 47 million people living in the richest country on the planet don’t have to worry about that pesky health insurance, racking up a staggering $305 billion dollar deficit, and introducing legislation making high-speed internet accessible only to the highest corporate bidders, blocking or slowing access for other web users using search engines, telecommunications devices, and visiting a host of web sites and, gulp, food blogs.
If you can’t imagine your access to the internet being reduced, think again. It’s about to happen. And soon. Really.
Concerned? Read more about it here.