Could Google Monopolize Human Knowledge?

Could Google Monopolize Human Knowledge? As Microsoft Backs Away From Digitizing Old Texts, Some Worry One Source Could Privatize It All: "It's not the end," he says, but he concedes that now would be a great time for the next Andrew Carnegie -- the 19th-century industrialist turned library-building philanthropist -- to step forward and leave his or her own legacy by financing an open, nonprofit, worldwide digital library.

"The best works of humankind are not on the Net yet," he says.

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and he is ?

and he is ?

Probably Vaidhyanathan

The article says, and it's probably Siva Vaidhyanathan, who's developing quite a following (and book, and blog, and...) by attacking Google. I won't say any more, since I've already had my runins with SV

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