> I've a fiver on the 'legacy' Internet eventually being closed down for a completely regulated and patrolled one ..
There's nothing wrong with the Internet that needs fixing. The defects lay in the crapware connected at either end. I also suspect security on our devices are diluted so as to allow the security people keep an eye on us potential subversives and/or such hacking incidents are allowed precisely so as the surveillance industry can step-up to protect us from the cyber terrorists.
the only way to be happy is for everyone to be made equal