The internet is already the "splinternet." Yeah, I said it!

Everybody talks about the "splinternet" -- the idea of separate, national internets instead of one single global internet -- like it's a risk for the future.

It's time to wake up. The "splinternet" is here, and getting ever more splintered all the time. The web was never going to be worldwide. And pretending it is or will be is naive and dangerous.

Here's why the "splinternet" is actually a good thing.