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Re: MySpace Helps News Corp Lose $363 Million

From: Story Henry <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2009 16:05:46 +0200
Cc: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>, public-xg-socialweb@w3.org
Message-Id: <C14342E8-D332-4F0A-96B8-A4B9437EDD50@bblfish.net>
To: cperey@perey.com

On 6 Aug 2009, at 08:38, Christine Perey wrote:

> Given its current composition and the focus of the W3C, in general,  
> I don't believe that the SWXG is going to be the forum where we will  
> find mind-blowing business strategy recommendations emerging. On the  
> contrary, the lack of business case is a significant risk for the  
> future work of the W3C in the area of Social Web. I fear it could be  
> extremely difficult to "sell" the SWXG's technical recommendations  
> to the most successful social networking companies, and perhaps to  
> those who strive to become successful, because no one has yet been  
> able to formulate the Open Social Web business case (make the  
> financial justifications).

I have made a business case for the Open Social Web a number of times  
on this forum and on others. I wrote it up here:

http://blogs.sun.com/bblfish/entry/business_model_for_open_distributed

Please do let me know what is wrong with this. I have never had a  
response from you on this yet.

	Henry 
Received on Friday, 7 August 2009 14:06:42 UTC

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