The price of free documentation

Lauren Weinstein, a privacy and Internet advocate, writes a provocative essay about the decline of newspapers in the Internet age. But the essay is also about how advertiser-supported content is at risk, which is where it most obviously intersects with the interests of technical writers. As fourth-party documentation sites continue to appear, is their revenue model any more secure than that of newspapers?

See also Fourth-party Documentation and Additional Developments in Fourth-Party Publications.

Posted: April 12, 2009 link to this item, Tweet this item, respond to this item