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We may lose our freedom of the Internet in the near future

I believe those internet pioneers invented the Internet and the World Wide Web is to empower citizens to get and share knowledge without physical and wealth boundaries at the beginning, everyone will be equal in the Internet world. People will  have the power to know, to express themselves with the power of the Internet. Then citizens may have the power to against unreasonable policies bye the power of the Internet. But 'empowerment' also means we need to be mature enough to take the responsibility, do self-regulation and management with the power. We can't always believe and depend on the government. If we put the responsibility back to the government, that means we give back the power to government. The Internet has some characters make it looks like a 'public goods', but it has never become a 'public goods.' Those pioneers argued this issues several years ago. We can see many people spread their hate speech by the social media and those big tech companies