Read this: In the Grip of the Internet Monopolists - WSJ.com
Summary: It wouldn't be impossible, but for even a moderate Internet user, it would be a real pain. For most of us, avoiding the Internet's dominant firms would be a lot harder than bypassing Starbucks, Wal-Mart or other companies that dominate some corner of what was once called the real world. So why does it look increasingly like a Monopoly board - online.wsj.comonline.wsj.comIn the Grip of the Internet Monopolists …
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