[governance] How the Soviets invented the Internet and why it didnt work

Ian Peter ian.peter at ianpeter.com
Tue Oct 18 18:41:34 EDT 2016

An interesting read, even if you dont agree with all the observations.

“The first global computer network emerged thanks to capitalists behaving like cooperative socialists, not socialists behaving like competitive capitalists." 

“Soviet scientists tried for decades to network their nation. What stalemated them is now fracturing the global internet”

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