Compare : BlogLines

Analysis. April 2005 : http://www.bubblegeneration.com/2005/04/technorati-bloglines-and-economics-of.cfm

Because they :

  • prevented NetworkEffects
  • owning the feed isn't important. Owning the user is (TheUserIsThePlatform)

May 2005 : (see http://epeus.blogspot.com/20050501epeusarchive.html#111631952694134113 (see also TheLongTail)