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Who commissions an op/ed about Net Neutrality from the inventor of the web from a man who inconveniently shares his name with the inventor of the web and makes him start with a railroad metaphor? The New York Times, which today published a piece by Tim Berners-Lee doing just that.

Now, maybe it was T-B-Lee's decision to explain the telecom industry in 1887 terms, but it seems more like a pattern, judging by a headline about videos in the Times' tech section: "Publishers Try to Sell Words With Moving Pictures."

At least they didn't call them "talkies."

Entangling the Web [NYT]