“For years, the benefits of anonymity on the Net outweighed its drawbacks. Now the problem is nobody can tell if you’re a troll. Or a hacker. Or a bot. Or a Macedonian teenager publishing a story that the Pope has endorsed Trump.”
Here’s an interesting thing to think about: If we could rebuild the Internet, what would we do differently?
He suggests several major changes including to create a system where original content creators earn royalties from anyone who uses their content (including aggregators and search engines), improved security measures, and decreased anonymity.