The Next Web: The ‘splinternet’ is coming: Why countries will break away from today’s internet

The Next Web: The ‘splinternet’ is coming: Why countries will break away from today’s internet. “With domestic and geopolitical tensions rising, governments are finding it increasingly hard to function amid a constant barrage of uncontrollable information and potential cyber-attacks, making them grow more wary both of the internet’s influence and their ability to control it. The fallout from this means we are facing the prospect of countries around the world pulling the plug on the open, global internet and creating their own independent networks. We might be about to see the end of the world wide internet as we know it.” Would not surprise me in the least.