... and I care about the ownership (or otherwise) of the internet. What am I talking about? See Doc Searl's LinuxJournal article about saving the net from commercial control. See his blog posts on the topic  , both of which cite other references worth chasing down, as well as feedback on the material.
While I tend to the optimistic, and believe that ultimately any commercial or government attempt to control what people are saying and thinking is as doomed to eventual failure as every past attempt, I also think that if we can nip this in the bud (even bypassing the USA if we have to) then we will save ourselves some pain.