Today’s links of interest:
- One Size Doesn’t Fit All: Consumers Want Choice On Pricing, Delivery Of Content
- The Price of Free
Nicholas Carr examines the consequences of free; doesn’t much consider possibility of alternatives.
- Pre-Release Music Piracy: Further Arrests, Exec Loses Job
Well, uh, yeah. It’s not the consumers were are leaking stuff prior to release.
- The War For the Web
As dominant players emerge and flex market power in the web, will it change our fundamental understanding and usage. Or will we continue with freedom as we know it.
- CNN gave reporter Lou Dobbs $8 million in severance pay to leave network
Not sure this counts as solving one of life’s greatest mysteries (or even a minor question), but there you have it. He was paid to leave.
- Growing Pains at Hulu
Wow — the motion picture business found a serious way to compete with free models, and they are managing to frack it up. Well done. Well. Done.
- Copyright Time Bomb Set to Disrupt Music, Publishing Industries
This could get very interesting, very fast.
- Oxford Word of the Year 2009: Unfriend
We are totally linking to this. Because it’s an annual tradition. Because we love the logic that goes into the choice of Word of the Year. And because we live in fear of Rebecca unfriending us!