‘Father of the internet’: Why we must fight for its freedom by Vinton Cerf

The internet empowers each one of us to speak, create, learn and share. Today, more than two billion people are online — about a third of the planet.The internet has become one of the motors of the 21st century economy, allowing all of us to reach a global audience at a click of a mouse and creating hundreds of thousands of businesses and millions of jobs.According to a new OECD study, the net already accounts of 13% of American business output, impacting every industry, from communications to cars, and restaurants to retail. Not since Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press, or Alexander Graham Bell the telephone, has a human invention empowered so many and offered so much possibility for benefiting humankind.
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/29/business/opinion-cerf-google-internet-freedom/index.html

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