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Wednesday, August 03, 2005
(Via NYTimes) Rapidly growing array of Web services seek to exploit the Internet's power to bring people together. From photo - and calendar-sharing services to "citizen journalist" sites and annotated satellite images, the Internet is morphing yet again. A remarkable array of software systems makes it simple to share anything instantly, and sometimes enhance it along the way. Inexpensive to create and worldwide in reach, the new Internet services are having an impact far beyond the file sharing for which it got used traditionally. The abundance of user-generated content - which includes online games, desktop video and citizen journalism sites - is reshaping the debate over file sharing. The new services offer a bottom-up creative process that is shifting the flow of information away from a one-way broadcast or publishing model, giving rise to a wave of new business ventures and touching off a scramble by media and technology companies to respond.
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