In the future we'll see the world increasingly divided into two classes
: the information-rich haves, and the information-poor have-nots.
But ironically the exploited, impoverished, have-nots, will be those who are
duped into paying increasingly more for decreasingly valuable proprietory
Meanwhile the cash rich, information rich will increasingly rely on superior,
free information products : open source software such as Linux, public service
programming from the BBC, the online communities of enthusiasts in every field,
united through blogging, mailing lists and other discussion forums etc. [...]