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It's not just the authoritarians, the guvmint control freaks and paranoid banks who really own all the others who are a threat to a free net, it's the nature of the entire range of business models that work in a capitalist market free-for-all that structures how such stories play out.

And there is a proper term for it: Market Discipline. Instead of being beaten bloody with a piece of wet cane you get to see your family fall apart, loose your house, your self respect and your credibility in the world. It can be survived by some, but not all.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Sun Dec 19th, 2010 at 01:41:07 AM EST
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