the initial push for the internet came from the state and from academia. but the market innovated such now-ubiquitous features as 'every page taking forever to load' and 'half of it going down for no reason'
@esvrld on a government run internet, no one would have incentive to innovate "object that leaps in front of the thing you're trying to look at"
@esvrld or "three kilobytes of text that is the reason you visited loads only after multiple megabytes of surveillance software have unpacked"
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