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    HoundDog

    You have to be militant in cracking down on copy-write infringement.  And it could be pretty costly to go after serial abusers.  The internet is a tricky place to try and enforce copywrite.  Some will rip off everything purposely to hurt your business model, others will believe honestly in a free and open internet etc.  

    He'll have to offer more than just access to his writings/musings which folks have been happily getting for free for years now.  

    I mean $20 a year isn't much at all (it's 5 cents a day), but he needs to offer enough value to get at least 10,000 subscribers as his start-up base one would have to figure.  

    President Obama would have been a Republican in the 1980's.

    by Jacoby Jonze on Wed Jan 02, 2013 at 05:51:13 PM PST

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