Reader Mat Writes:

Reader Mat writes: If Google is solely a "technology and advertising" company, as you say, and their current business model undermines the very content production houses they rely upon for (bi-directional) traffic, then the company should have a very real interest in making sure those media companies stay afloat, for…

Reader Mat writes: If Google is solely a “technology and advertising” company, as you say, and their current business model undermines the very content production houses they rely upon for (bi-directional) traffic, then the company should have a very real interest in making sure those media companies stay afloat, for purely _business_ reasons

Author: John Battelle

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