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.


and he is ?

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