Evidently, the web is like the petroleum industry

here are times I really miss the mark. From a past writing I stumbled across when looking for something else:

if the web were any other industry—petroleum, pharmaceutical, airline, auto, electrical utility, and so on— allowing the companies who produce products in the industry free and unfettered reign to define the standards for their industries, would draw howls of protests, and a demand for accountability.

From If the Web were the Petroleum Industry.

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