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Web 2.0 Needs Identity Say Bryan Appleyard And Oliver Kamm Of The Times

by | 22nd, April 2007

READ all about how terrific the Times is in, er, the Times and Sunday Times.

Bryan Appleyard is talking about Web 2.0. He says: “Freedom has its uses, I’m a blogger and I say what I like. But, in the end, Web 2.0 will only be good for us if, somehow, it succeeds in evolving towards an identity-based discourse. All else is mere anarchy.”

Bloggers and blogs need identity to establish authority. Without authority, Appleyard says, there is anarchy. Just get a load of Daniel Finklestein’s blog.

Appleyard of the Sunday Times says Finklestein’s blog is “the best blog in Britain”. You can read it in the,

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