A Canadian site , YellowTimes.org, had to remove content deemed offensive (a photo of an American POW and a photo of a dead Iraqi child) by the company that provides Internet access to their host. [Thanks, Politechbot]

The upstream provider, Level 3 Communications [Hoover’s capsule] of Broomfield Colorado, is a multi-billion-dollar company.

Our communication infrastructure should not be in the hands of a few huge companies who can take the content or nature of our communication into account when deciding what to charge or even whether to allow us to use the Net.