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A “The business model is built on two pursuits: the profitable and the prurient.”
B “The prurient is the profitable.”
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A “The first image from the ‘Gaggle’ search revealed pictures from her ‘Spring ‘Show Us Your Tats’ Break ‘77’ revelry. The announcement of her Nobel did not surface until page 3 of the search.”
B “There is no profit in Nobels.”
A “I just cannot ‘friend’ Gaggle, because Gaggle is not a friend. For a decade, Gaggle allowed access to the site. Then Gaggle blocked access to the site likely because Gaggle was not making any money by providing access to the site. Even if I used the full HyperText Transfer Protocol address, namely http://www.myinsignificantwebsite.org, Gaggle still revealed nothing. Darkness. Only the honest search engines such as ‘Ixquick’ and ‘DuckDuckGo’ reveal what is really there on the Internet.”
B “And those two search engines do not track your searches. Hard to develop search engine optimization (SEO) when Gaggle calls the shots and practices website nullification.”
A “The Internet is a collection of monopolies and is in effect a ‘public utility’ that needs to be regulated by the public. Net neutrality sounds like a sound idea.”
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Bumper stickers of the week:
If Google does not allow one to access a website, does the website exist?
Net Neutrality Soon