Did the AP just declare war on news aggregators?

A lawsuit filed by the Associated Press against news aggregator Meltwater, accusing it of copyright infringement and "free riding" on its content, is just another sign that the newswire is trying to fight the democratization of distribution that the web provides instead of trying to adapt to it.…

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Happy birthday, Flickr!

Today happens to be the 8th birthday of Flickr, a groundbreaking photo-sharing service that introduced to the world the founding principles of the social web: community, sharing, openness and social connections. Flickr today languishes in the shadow of newer photo-sharing services. Sad, really!…

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