“The Internet most of us experience is not the World of Ends
suggested by the end-to-end system design concepts around which the
Net was originally architected and built.
“Instead we have something that is faster-than-dialup, and
faster-than-it-used-to-be; but is not The Net. Instead it is the
part of the Net that’s left in a pipe that’s optimized for
television, for one-way few-to-many ‘content delivery’ and for
locking users into client roles, while servers labor somewhere