"Innovation makes enemies of all those who prospered under the old regime, and only lukewarm support is forthcoming from those who would prosper under the new."
- Niccolò Machiavelli, quoted in "The Internet Under Siege" by Lawrence Lessig. Foreign Policy. (Nov-Dec. 2001) - Lessig's article makes an excellent case against the wave of restrictions which are being applied to the internet. Most powerfully, he identifies current trends as warfare by the entrenched and powerful against the potential of the internet to ensure freedom and establish justice.