Incredibly insightful column.
This guy nails it: We are in the middle of a huge paradigm shift in media and power.
When the government wanted to shut down the Solidarity movement in Poland, they took away the printer’s ink. In the Ukraine, the protesters used cell phones to alert their friends. Blogs instantly transmitted information and pictures around the world. Without crippling your economy, how do you take away cell phones and web logs?
Read the whole column.