Reader JG Writes…

Reader JG writes: We as Web 2.0-enlightened people all believe that consumers are now content creators, right? So isn't a query I've typed essentially a "performance"? And if not a query, then a whole series of queries? A whole series of queries is pretty substantive, as we have all found…

Reader JG writes: We as Web 2.0-enlightened people all believe that consumers are now content creators, right? So isn’t a query I’ve typed essentially a “performance”? And if not a query, then a whole series of queries? A whole series of queries is pretty substantive, as we have all found out recently. Don’t I, as the “performer” of those queries, have a right to control their re-publication, as per the DMCA?

Author: John Battelle

A founder of NewCo (current CEO), sovrn (Chair), Federated Media, Web 2 Summit, The Industry Standard, Wired. Author, investor, board member (Acxiom, Sovrn, NewCo), bike rider, yoga practitioner.