All Saxophonists Will Be Shot On Sight
Now the Chinese are organzing censorship down to the provider level, scanning user logs for offending addresses. As reported by the New York Time, the amount of information about individuals collected by the Chinese government is "nearly Orwellian."
With this model firmly in place, other countries running on fear will no doubt adopt their own version of these techniques. We may look back on the early years of the Net as the only time information could be shared freely. These past ten years, will soon be known as the good old days on the Internet.
And pretty soon, in a decade or two, those of us who aren't imprisioned for filesharing, will all be singing the same song, over and over. Or else.