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How the Republicans made the Internet possible

If you've got 40 minutes or so, take a look at Lawrence Lessig's speech to the Center for American Progress last June on the history of the Internet, and how Republican principles made it possible (and now may be working to stifle it).

The link above from the Internet Archive is fascinating ... not only because of the content of the speech, but because someone took his PowerPoint slides and synchronized his audio to them, so you're actually hearing the speech as it was given.  And, by the way, in 40 minutes, he uses 457 slides.  (That alone is a reason to watch it and learn ...)
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