Big Bang XIII, a forum for exploring new ideas and new technologies was a different event than its predecessors. Instead of introducing attendees to some of the hottest new startups, my partner, Ken Hertz, and I hosted two distinguished speakers with diverse backgrounds and opinions about the Internet.

This time we had a spirited philosophical discussion–and, at times, argument–about what the Internet means to society. Should it be celebrated as a great, equalizing and democratizing communications channel, or should it be feared for destroying privacy and wiping out a large swath of middle class businesses and performers?

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