As part of its series on the Web at 25, the Pew Internet Research Center recently published a report in which they asked experts “By 2025 will there be significant changes for the worse and hindrances to the ways in which people get and share content online compared with the way globally networked people can operate online today?” 65 percent said no, though many admitted that was hope and not necessarily what they believed would happen. Among the concerns expressed by these experts were more blocking, filtering, segmentation, and balkanization of the Internet by nation-states to maintain security and control, deterioration of trust and greater surveillance in the future, commercial pressures, and attempts to fix oversharing.

You can read the complete Pew Internet Research Center report here.