Quietly, Google has joined ALEC -- the American Legislative Exchange Council -- the shadowy corporate alliance that pushes odious laws through state legislatures. Many people who've admired Google are now wondering: How could this be?
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We have a profound, far-reaching fight on our hands, at a crossroads leading toward democracy or corporate monopoly. The future of humanity is at stake.
Why all the naysaying and doomsday predictions? The digital information revolution has already greatly democratized media and commerce. Why can't it next democratize democracy itself?
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