1998: Questions of Governance

The Internet could  be characterized as anarchic:

"And, just to state the obvious, anarchy does not mean chaos nor do anarchists seek to create chaos or disorder. Instead, we wish to create a society based upon individual freedom and voluntary co-operation. In other words, order from the bottom up, not disorder imposed from the top down by authorities."  [A.1.1 What does "anarchy" mean? Anarchist FAQ]