Charles Arthur on Top Down Internet

Regarding yesterday’s joint committee report on t’interweb and regulating blogs and such, Charles Arthur writes a nice, considered piece in the Groan, explaining just why this idea is on a hiding to nothing.

I’m all for regulation when the entities needing regulation are themselves suitable for it. But the internet isn’t. It’s like trying to regulate the weather.

I thought that’s what George Monbiot was trying to do?