Monday, February 06, 2012

It’s Not Whether Google’s Threatened. It’s Asking Ourselves: What Commons Do We Wish For? | John Battelle's Search Blog

First paragraph of a timely Web reality check; also see Facebook, Google, and the Future of the Online 'Commons' (James Fallows)

If Facebook’s IPO filing does anything besides mint a lot of millionaires, it will be to shine a rather unsettling light on a fact most of us would rather not acknowledge: The web as we know it is rather like our polar ice caps: under severe, long-term attack by forces of our own creation.

It’s Not Whether Google’s Threatened. It’s Asking Ourselves: What Commons Do We Wish For? | John Battelle's Search Blog

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