You can't talk about the future without talking about the thing that's shaping the future the most. Some 20 years on, the Internet has upended entrenched business models, opened up a world of information to people all over the globe, and possibly even helped topple a dictator or two. But is the open web in danger? As 24/7 connectivity becomes an ever more inextricable part of our daily lives, FP asked some of the world's top experts to tell us where the Net is headed next.
- By Suzanne MerkelsonSuzanne Merkelson is an editorial assistant at Foreign Policy.
Joshua Keating is associate editor at Foreign Policy and the editor of the Passport blog. He has worked as a researcher, editorial assistant, and deputy Web editor since joining the FP staff in 2007. In addition to being featured in Foreign Policy, his writing has been published by the Washington Post, Newsweek International, Radio Prague, the Center for Defense Information, and Romania's Adevarul newspaper. He has appeared as a commentator on CNN International, C-Span, ABC News, Al Jazeera, NPR, BBC radio, and others. A native of Brooklyn, New York, he studied comparative politics at Oberlin College.| Passport |