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Is corporate control of Internet Indexes a threat to democracy?

Tuesday, August 9th, 2005

Democracy is a free and equal people. To have true perception of the state of the nation, the electorate needs access to honest, unbiased information, or failing that; all points of view.

Is corporate control of Internet Indexes a threat to democracy?

In 1835, Alexis de Tocqueville published the first volume of his two part classic ‘Democracy in America’.

Tocqueville was a young French aristocrat and lawyer, living in an unsettled post-revolutionary France, and curious about democracy in America.

America was young and her experiment in modern democracy was unproven. Democracy was an exciting idea, and Tocqueville was curious about how and why it was working out, and where it might lead.

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