The New Web is Nasty

I’ve been thinking about this for awhile now – how the internet started out as a playground, a kindergarten of new ideas and freedom, and now its a giant corporatized hellscape of business models and privacy problems and silos and iron curtains set against a backdrop of labyrinthine paywalls.

But I suppose it had to become this eventually.¬† Still, though…

Hugh MacLeod at Gaping Void nails this with his new cartoon:

Click over for his post on the topic:

“The Web We Lost” and the Commons¬† (Gaping Void)