The Noisy Channel

 

Search Results for masnick

A Practical Rant about Software Patents

March 7th, 2011 · 34 Comments

Given the controversial content of this post, I’d like to remind readers upfront that this post, like all of the contents of this blog, represents my personal opinions, and in particular does not represent the opinions of my present or former employers. I am not a lawyer, nor do I claim to have read any […]

[Read more →]

Tags: General

Who Will Buy?

October 19th, 2009 · 1 Comment

As some of you know, I’m a karaoke junkie. But it’s my wife who has the classier repertoire, including “Who Will Buy?” from the musical Oliver!: Who will buy this wonderful morning? Such a sky you never did see! Who will tie it up with a ribbon And put it in a box for me? […]

[Read more →]

Tags: General

The Raging Debate Over The Link Economy

August 16th, 2009 · 16 Comments

Arnon Mishkin wrote a post last Thursday on paidContent called “The Fallacy Of The Link Economy” that has been generating a lot of discussion, so I figured I’d join in the free-for-all. First, let me try to reduce each person’s argument to a direct quote that best sums up his position. Arnon Mishkin: The vast […]

[Read more →]

Tags: General

Community = Copy Protection

March 3rd, 2009 · 10 Comments

In a post entitled “Want To Know Why Newspapers Are Going Out Of Business? Because Adding Value Never Seems To Be An Option“, Mike Masnick writes: As we’ve pointed out repeatedly, there are a bunch of sites out there that copy all our content. Not just the headlines and the ledes, but all of the […]

[Read more →]

Tags: General

Yes, Virginia, Google Does Devalue Everything It Touches

February 14th, 2009 · 47 Comments

Mike Masnick at TechDirt just published a post entitled “WSJ Editor Claims Google Devalues Everything” in which he objects to Wall Street Journal managing editor Robert Thomson’s claim on the Charlie Rose show that “Google devalues everything it touches.” HisĀ  main objections: This is wrong on so many levels it’s hard to know where to […]

[Read more →]

Tags: General

Clicky Web Analytics