Net Threats | Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project

The Net Threats These Experts Fear

Actions by nation-states to maintain security and political control will lead to more blocking, filtering, segmentation, and balkanization of the Internet.Trust will evaporate in the wake of revelations about government and corporate surveillance and likely greater surveillance in the future.Commercial pressures affecting everything from Internet architecture to the flow of information will endanger the open structure of online life.Efforts to fix the TMI (too much information) problem might over-compensate and actually thwart content sharing.