From the monthly archives:

October 2006

Richard MacManus at Read/Write Web tells us that Pluck, one of the many feed readers out there, has decided to shut down due to what appears to be a lack of interest -- not just on the part of users, but on the part of the company's founders as well. Although the release on the…

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Well, the hits are coming thick and fast at YouTube -- or GooTube, or whatever we're calling it now. According to one report, YouTube has responded to another takedown notice, this time from Comedy Central, and has removed all the South Park, Colbert Report and Daily Show video clips (other than ones of a few…

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I've been talking with friends about Steve Maich's recent cover piece in Maclean's -- entitled "The Internet Sucks" -- but haven't posted anything about it because I wanted to wait until I could actually read the article (I sure wasn't going to go out and actually buy a copy of the magazine). It went up…

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Mark, who wrote just days before the Google-YouTube deal that only a moron would buy YouTube (which I responded to here), just can't seem to let go of his view that Google bought themselves a world of copyright pain when they did the $1.6-billion deal for the video-sharing site. But copyright experts disagree -- in…

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Just for the record, I think it's great when a company has some fun with things, shakes things up a bit, lets its hair down (fill in your favourite metaphor here). But at the same time, I think a company with some image problems -- like say... oh, I don't know, like Dell, for example…

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