The Internet Ends In 2012

Am I joking?

Well, according to the following video clip, the internet will indeed cease to exist, at least in the form that we currently use and recognise, in the year 2012.

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Or sooner.

Apparently, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have a plan that involves converting the internet into a subscription based model, much like the pay-TV packages that are already common today.

Worse still, paying to use this new streamlined internet may only grant the user the ability to visit carefully chosen commercial sites, with less well-known websites being made almost completely unreachable.

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After you’ve pulled your eyes away from the female presenter’s cleavage you may wish to contemplate if this story could be true.

Alternatively, is it merely a publicity stunt, designed to garner attention for those behind it?

What do you think?

About Lee Munson

Lee's non-technical background allows him to write about internet security in a clear way that is understandable to both IT professionals and people just like you who need simple answers to your security questions.

Comments

  1. lmao @ one of the ads being for airbags. Wonder what that relates to? :)

  2. Her eyes? lol

  3. I find a couple of things about that young lady rather appealing 😉

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