DS: And so you’re rejecting the idea of the Internet as a container?

Pettitt: Yes, I do. It’s a network.

DS: And the computer file is not a container?

Dean Starkman Dean Starkman runs The Audit, CJR's business section, and is the author of The Watchdog That Didn't Bark: The Financial Crisis and the Disappearance of Investigative Journalism (Columbia University Press, January 2014). Follow Dean on Twitter: @deanstarkman.