Balkanization of the Internet watch

by Chris Zappone

Russia to crackdown on bloggers, and seek to follow the China model of Internet control. Any blogger getting more than 3000 hits a day qualifies.

This is part of a broader de-globalization trend, I think. In a few years, we’re going to see the World Wide Web as more of a patchwork of national yards – and some areas that remain open internationally.