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We’re almost forgotten that links are powerful, and that restraining links through artificial scarcity is an absurdly coercive behavior.

I’ve seen this linked (ironically) all over the place. Great metaphor and explanation. Pretty much all quotable.

killing off links is a strategy.
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it is a strategy, designed to keep people from the open web, the place where they can control how, and whether, someone makes money off of an audience. The web is where we can make sites that don’t abuse data in the ways that Facebook properties do.

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