Governments will start 'lashing back' as internet grows
Posted in: Government & Policy at 21/06/2012 14:00
Governments pose the biggest threat to global innovation, a senior adviser to Hillary Clinton has warned.
Speaking at LeWeb London, Alec Ross said the "hierarchy of control" is being taken from those in power and onto citizens.
He warned that governments all over the world would start "lashing back" as this control was lost.
He cited the collapse of anti-piracy legislation Sopa as a wake-up call to US politicians.
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