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If a company can control your access to the internet, if they can control which websites they go to, then they have tremendous control over your life. . .If a Government can block you going to, for example, the opposition’s political pages, then they can give you a blinkered view of reality to keep themselves in power.

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By: Tim Berners-Lee

Context:
Berners-Lee at the 2014 Web We Want festival in London, talking about the need for "Web Magna Carta." The Web We Want movement is dedicated to creating an online Bill of Rights, in order to prevent government overreach.