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Creeping Failure: How We Broke the Internet and What We Can Do to Fix It

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The Internet is often called a superhighway, but it may be more analogous to a city: an immense tangle of streets, highways, and interchanges, lined with homes and businesses, playgrounds and theatres. We may not physically live in this city, but most of us spend a lot of time there, and even pay rents and fees to hold property in it.

But the Internet is not a city of the 2
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Published August 24th 2010 by McClelland & Stewart (first published January 1st 2010)
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Most people now spend a great deal of time on the Internet, so that instead of a superhighway as it was first called, the Internet is actually more like a city. There is an immense tangle of businesses, homes, playgrounds, theaters, and more. It was never designed for the uses we put it to these days, and there are cracks spreading on the streets and highways of this city. As in a brick and mortar city, the infrastructure is lacking to deal with these cracks. We need political and te
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