Software, Digital Content, Geopolitics, Economics & More from of a Libertarian Serial Expat and Entrepreneur
"How do you count subscribers in the RSS network? [...] Radio encodes the name/password credentials for these special feeds. As I understand it, this is effectively a group credential shared by all RU users. There’s a relationship between UserLand and the Times, not between individual RU users and the Times. But it’s easy to see how, using standard e-commerce techniques, the Times could arrange to invidualize its relationships with RSS subscribers."
For a personal blog it makes sense to provide free unregistered access to full posts in RSS format, but we’re certainly going to stop doing that for our more commercial ventures.
I'm CEO of an online trade publishing firm in the marketing and defense verticals. We try to make news and data digestible and useful in an environment that is more noisy each day. This personal blog mixes my thoughts and interests on politics, business, software, and more, based on my business and personal experiences. Over the years I have posted items that turned out spectacularly wrong, and a few posts that stood the test of times better. Personal views only.