Georgia Tech School of Public Policy Professor Milton Mueller was quoted in the article "Rise of the 'splinternet': Experts warn the world wide web will break up and fragment as governments set their own rules to filter and restrict content," in Britain's Daily Mail April 12.
Dreams for a connected global internet are increasingly threatened by regulations being brought in by governments around the world, experts have warned. Plans to restrict content are fragmenting the world wide web, a system created with the promise of connecting people by offering universal access to information...
More nation-states are trying to territorialize information flows and assert control of those services,' said Milton Mueller, a Georgia Institute of Technology professor and co-founder of the Internet Governance Project of analysts. The fragmentation could have profound consequences both in terms of economics and human rights, according to Mueller.