Terry Zink writes:
“If we were to start all over again, the designers of the Internet would not design it so that anyone could do anything.”
And how exactly do we know that?
The fact is that other more restrictive (with respect to anonymity and openness) systems co-existed with the Internet at the very same time it was developing. Yet the Internet prevailed because it was exactly this: Open providing interconnection between walled gardens and freedom to experiment.
If we were to start all over again, something similar would have emerged.