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Aggregating and filtering the latest Web Tech and Media news, so you don’t have to!
(p.s. it’d be great to get some feedback on this new daily feature of mine – is
the R/W Filter of any value to folks? How can I improve it? Thanks!)

internet police
(Rebecca MacKinnon tells us about two cartoon web cops named
“JIngjing” and “Chacha”, who will be patrolling websites in the southern Chinese city of

Walled Garden “Hit List”
(Bill Burnham fingers eBay, match.com, Monster
and Homestore as Walled garden perps)

Tech plays supporting role at Sundance festival
(a lot of great Web stuff happening
at Sundance, including podcasts, web streaming of most Shorts Program entrants, and
premiering films on the Internet in conjunction with their live premieres)

Google & Web 2.0 Reality Check
(Om Malik seems to be raising concerns about
Yahoo’s perceived lack of focus)

Amazon.com To
Launch Live, Weekly Online Show
(starring some comedian guy called Bill Maher… I
have to agree with current analysis that Amazon’s media efforts so far have been

YouTube not
Acquired Yet
(but TechCrunch will surely report it
when the actual sale does go through)

battle over bundling: Top Ten Sources and more
(Susan argues strongly for bloggers
getting a share of revenue. btw I’m in the Web 2.0 Top Ten List and gave my permission
just today)

+ personal data = excellent music
(Matt McAlister: “In an increasingly trust-driven
economy, Last.fm will get my business over iTunes any time I’m given the choice.”)

A life
online: living decentralised
(how to create an online platform for word-processing,
spreadsheets, email, image-sharing, file storage, collaborative working, and for keeping
up-to-date with current events)

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