• Is it true that everything should be free on the Web ? In the future, at least 30% to 40% of the content will be priced on the risk of economic bankruptcy of the system.
  • Can each user talk to all other users ? There is not a general public but rather a myriad of interest groups or niches in a language spoken by only 3% or 4% of all Internet users (except for English and Chinese, which are each spoken by 30% of the world population).
  • Because Internet traffic is growing faster than the revenues it generates, Internet has been created to operate at two speeds. Will we create a cultural digital divide ?
  • Because the style of content seems to resemble a « bazaar», are we ready to read and understand all the multiple viewpoints ?
  • The system has no central point or indeed rules, because it was set into a world that was just beginning to change. How will this system evolve in a knowledge-based society? Who will control it ?
  • Do we realize that all attacks against privacy will require a new balance between privacy and social life ?
  • If beyond Internet 2 and 3 we are going to live in an environment covered with surveillance cameras, how can we avoid the constant surveillance of Big Brother ?
  • If the Semantic Web cannot keep its initial promises because it was and is too focused on text, how can we combine this with the graphic Web to make it intuitive enough for consumer use?
  • Who will control the knowledge warehouses we call the cloud? Only the private sector ?
  • How to solve the serious problems of credibility of unvalidated content circulating on the Net?
  • Will the Internet be balkanized following the espionage by the NSA?
  • Literacy – what should we offer to citizens so that it plays its full role in the knowledge-based society, particularly in participatory democracy? What will be the role of the school system?
  • How will big monopolies (Apple, Google, etc.) and social networks survive with the appearance of new users (+ 50%) and their new needs?
  • The future networks implementation costs are such that only services giants will invest; will they become the next masters of the world?
  • If the Internet splits into four local Internets (United States, Europe, Russia and China) how will its global coexistence be rebuilt ?
  • The return of the control of content by the owners of Clouds signals a weakening of independent markets aka the Long Tail ?
  • Are the social networks currently used by citizens the same as those used by certain political forces who are spying upon and punishing those same people ?
  • After their military stage, will drones have their civilian stage ?
  • When will we use the low-orbit satellites (LOS) to develop the agriculture sector ?
  • Does learning new IT from the general public depend on gamification technologies?
  • When will Metcalfe’s Law displace Moore’s Law?
  • Does net neutrality end soon ?
  • Is it that instead of social networks becoming a self-congratulatory system, should they not rather be used to develop new social relationships (connecting citizens with each other) ?