The future of the Web

This is a subject that has bubbled away almost since the Web was born. This piece by Raphael Behr in today’s Observer newspaper called {{link http://www.guardian.co.uk/online/news/0,12597,1567143,00.html?gusrc=rss Access Denied}} gives a good summary of the issues although, in light of current discussions in government circles around the world about monitoring Internet use for all of us whether we are good or bad, he is ultimately pessimistic.