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After seeing recommendations on Twitter from Clay Shirky and others, I was expecting a tour de force from author and former Harvard Business Review editor Nick Carr, but I confess that I found his post on Google as middleman -- and its effect on newspapers -- disappointing. Not just because the middleman comparison is one…

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Nick Carr has a post on his Rough Type blog in which he whips up a typical sort of doomsday scenario about Google's use of a policy called "First Click Free." In a nutshell, this allows publishers to serve up different content to people who arrive through a Google search than they would get if…

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I'd like to add my voice to the chorus of critical responses to Nick Carr's piece in The Atlantic that asks the question Is Google Making Us Stupid. Blaise Alleyne, a member of Techdirt's Insight Community, has already taken a crack at why the piece is so irritating, but I'd like to add my two…

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Nicholas "The Voice of Doom" Carr has another one of his periodic columns about how the Internet is ruining everything, and in it he manages to somehow yoke together the evils of GPS navigation systems (because they send people through small villages, apparently) and surfing webcams. What do they have in common? Well, they're both…

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Never one to miss an opportunity to be contrarian -- although Andrew "I Hate The Internet" Keen has stolen much of his Prophet of Doom act -- Nick Carr has a post about the New York Times' subscription service, TimesSelect, in which he dismisses criticism of the venture as the misguided rantings of "free content"…

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