There has been some efforts of "Service Providers" to control the Internet so only those with money get to see all the content.
Tyler Hamilton interviewed the "World-Wide Web" founder, Tim Berners-Lee, on this subject. It should be noted that Mr. Berners-Lee never profited from his discovery. It was given to mankind as a broad "Forum for Information".
Hopefully through his and our efforts, the net will continue to grow and help others to understand each other.
The Toronto Star Article With Tim Berners-Lee
Who Is Tim Berners-Lee?