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Saturday 9 October 2004

The sofa from hell threatens eBay

Brian Dear learns why RSS threatens eBay after he had some trouble getting rid of his gigantic sofa. Obviously it takes more, like a heavily trafficked site (he mentions Craiglist, partly owned by eBay) that has the feeds enough users will subscribe to. But he does raise a very good point: who needs the middleman if you can hang an RSS-feed with the stuff you want to sell off your blog, that will be scooped up by a Technorati-like service? Except, of course, that does create a new middleman. [Via John Battelle]

Saturday 9 October 2004 - 02:45 AM | category: Technology


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