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An open letter to my longtime friend Google

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Dear Google,

We've been together a long time. Had a lot of good times together. There are so many things about you I love. Gmail, great idea. Docs, very useful for sharing. I call GOOG-411 all the time. Heck, I even tried out Knol. (That was just me, wasn't it?) But I'm starting to think you might be losing sight of your best feature--that whole "don't be evil" thing.

And since we've had so many good memories together, I feel like we should talk about what's happening to the place we met. I've seen you hanging out with a new friend, talking about what's going to happen to our place. But I'm afraid you've been led astray.

You keep talking about turning this great place into an "open Internet." But it already is an open Internet. One that really must stay that way. Net neutrality isn't important because I don't want to pay extra for Hulu, premium cable channel style. (Which I don't.)

Rest Here




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