There is so much hype about the Internet and yet I live in hope that somehow it is going to make things better but often it doesn’t. We recently stayed in a nice little hotel in Paris, a family business that had been in existence for over forty years. It is a great little place but is quite small so we were appalled to learn that if a room was reserved via the Internet that the owners were charged 17% for the service. Daylight robbery. How do these people get away with it. Internet capitalism stinks.