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Stephen Downes

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Google Base has launched and is sending a ripple of concern throughout the news industry, as in one fell swoop Google could obsolete their classifieds department. This advice, though, is sound and probably reasonable: "An all-powerful Google probably has the capability to wipe out other classifieds -- but I doubt that's the company's intention. Cooperating with it is likely a good thing, but we don't know for sure yet." The same, I would say, goes for online learning providers.

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