The Internet is perhaps the freest institutional framework in the world and a great example of the spontaneous order of the free market and stateless organization. As soon the World Wide Web went online, it was immediately (and thankfully) impossible for states to control and manage. Encryption, anonymity, no intellectual "property" restrictions, discreet shipping, and dispute resolution are the legacy of the Internet.
It will only continue to expand and improve, but not if French Fascista and US Puppet Nicolas Sarkozy has anything to do with it. What's worse than hearing "I'm from the government and here to help?" I'm from the global government, and here to regulate, coerce, manage, dictate, imprison, monitor, and control help.