Tag Archives: The Guardian

You Can’t Reclaim Privacy

“Privacy is the right to be alone–the most comprehensive of rights, and the right most valued by civilized man.” – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis Brandeis, who died in 1941, would likely be aghast at the concept of Facebook. The idea that people would willingly share so much of their private lives with […]

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Why “Free” Won’t Work for Journalism on the Web

In a speech defending journalism Guardian Editor Alan Rusbridger recently took a shot at the New York Times‘ decision to erect a paid wall around its content in 2011. In defense of providing free content, Rusbridger said of the UK-based Guardian: “During the last three months of 2009 the Guardian was being read by 40 […]

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Is YouTube Really Doomed?

The Silicon Alley Insider pokes holes in the YouTube business model in a story called “YouTube is Doomed.” (the story was penned by Benjamin Wayne, the CEO of a competitor, Fliqz, but he brings up some excellent points). According to the story, Credit Suisse Analyst Spencer Wang found: YouTube’s operating costs are $711 million YouTube’s […]

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