My view aligns with Marc Canter's here. Facebook Connect is not a step forward. "Now over a year later we continue to see evidence that Zuckerberg and Facebook really think the web IS Facebook and that they would do everything they can to suck IN content and people INTO the black hole known as Facebook, and dam the rest of the web." Mark Zuckerberg's announcement. More from Bryan Alexander, Mashable, Lost Remote, Wired News.