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TechCrunch, one of the Web's top tech blogs, sparked a firestorm of criticism with a recent story about Last.fm -- the popular music-sharing network that CBS acquired last year -- by reporting that the service had turned over a pile of user information to the Recording Industry Association of America. The story turned out not…

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For a Web company, the downside to getting acquired -- as Last.fm was by media giant CBS last year, for $280-million -- is that you have to actually start making money, and that means coming up with a business model that will satisfy the guys in suits. I think that, combined with the lame demands…

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I'm still trying to recover from the incredible two days that was the mesh conference, and will be posting updates and links to video, blogs, photos and reviews as I come across them, but in the meantime here's a cross-post from my Globe and Mail blog in which I try to catch up with two…

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