On Friday evening, Creative Commons announced a partnership with BzzAgent, which styles itself as a buzz-marketing (word-of-mouth) advertising company. Suw Charman responded at length, and I comment at length in response to the comment by BzzAgent's President and CEO, Dave Balter. Read more about An Idea So Good That It's Worth Spending Time Explaining Without Expecting Something in Return
Dave Pollard: “I truly believe that most of the emergent evils of corporations are more a function of their sheer staggering size than their profit motivation.” Read more about A Function of Their Sheer Staggering Size
Finished reading The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power by Joel Bakan.
Sean, on The Corporation: “The flaw in the movie's argument is that it is a product of a modern liberal ideology, and that ideology is based partly on the concept of John Stuart Mill's "Open Society," the free marketplace of ideas where the truth magically floats to the top of every debate. Thus, to invert Goebbels, if you tell enough people the truth enough times, they will believe you. Read more about Preventing The Populace From Distinguishing Between Truth And Lies