#AIGenerated — Why the Internet Needs This

Generative AI will mark the start of the Internet’s decline, unless Internet ‘Robocops’ are developed to enforce ‘dual citizenship’ labels.

Lance Ng

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Have you ever wondered when the Internet would stop growing and decline instead? The common wisdom has always been that a lot of people in the developing world do not yet have access to the Internet. So it has lots of room to grow…

Contrary to popular belief, I think the Internet is about to enter an era of negative growth, or at least the Internet as we know it now.

Trust and fascination

The fact is this: the growth of any information network has always been tied to two words: trust and fascination.

When human history begun, information was transmitted person to person, either verbally or in writing. Then came the invention of the printing press; whereupon books, magazines and newspapers were born. Next, radio waves brought the radio and TV, and live mass media became a giant industry. Finally we created the Internet, which became a medium for connection, storage and transmission of all of these information sources…

But think about this for a minute.

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