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This says it all

Thursday, November 1, 2007 by Dave Winer.

Dare Obasanjo, who works at Microsoft, says that Google has transformed itself into "Microsoft of Old." Permalink to this paragraph

It seems true, with a bit of Sun and Java thrown in as well.  Permalink to this paragraph

It's the hurt of the software industry, moving away from serving users, and getting spun in its own drama.  Permalink to this paragraph

It's not much longer before something totally new sprouts, quietly, out of sight, and re-energizes the people who care about the purpose of technology, which is to enable and empower, not limit and cripple.  Permalink to this paragraph

We lifted Google on our shoulders as our vision of what was good about the web. They're so far from that ideal these days. Permalink to this paragraph

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