1. Has AOL settled/concluded the lawsuit brought against it by it’s Community Leaders? It’s interesting (if that’s the right word) that both AOL and Huff Post built their social capital on stuff that was given freely by their communities.

    1. yeah I saw that.
      Similar kerfuffle when YouTube sold to Google, any user generated content site has the same issue. I doubt the Community Leaders will win. Some recompense would go a long way towards good will but if they weren’t getting a share of ad revenue they won’t be getting a share of sale, no?

      Incidentally, I remember AOL having issues with community leaders in the ’90’s on their forums. We give for free until we realise someone else is making a fortune from it. Users will wise up and rise up sooner or later. I suspect “later”. 😛

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