It sounded more to me like he wanted the US to be separated from the rest of the web, like China is. That way the RIAA DOS attacks and so on wouldn't affect anyone else. The article had a few interesting points, but on the whole, I think the guy was just flaming the US for whatever was on his mind atm. -----Original Message----- From: aardvark [mailto:roselli at earthlink.net] Sent: Monday, August 12, 2002 9:42 AM To: thechat at lists.evolt.org Subject: Re: [thechat] Europe, take back the web... and what does that have to do with the 'net anyway? he doesn't trust the US? is that a surprise? clearly he likes the 'net we provided for the world, and clearly he wants to slice a part off and keep it as his own... kinda like china..