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Is this the sunset of the Golden e-Age? These may be the last few months during which the internet will remain relatively legislation and bureaucrat free. Enjoy it while it lasts.

Although European politicians and regulators fall over themselves to say that they do not want to interfere with the golden goose, a gigabyte load of directives, policy papers and other initiatives are coming down the pike.

Nor are the Americans far behind. A delegate from New York to the inaugural meeting of E-Ping (witty acronym for the less than whizzy European Parliamentarians’ Internet Group) told…

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