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Monday - 7/12/2010, 1:19pm EDT

The Internet is a Soviet bread line. Remember those lines? Back when commissars commanded the Soviet Union's economy like Knute commanding the tides, people would wait for hours in long queues for free bread. Although the bread was free, people paid for it with their time. An article in the New York Times is making a comparison between those lines and the Internet. Read more here.

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