» PRICE CHECK! Turns out Google’s ad rate for Microsoft is under some serious U.S. governmental scrutiny. [Bloomberg BusinessWeek] » Another piece showing that perhaps privacy online is simply in the eye of the beholder…and that data is not really as invasive as we might make it out to be…. Read more“”

» A great lesson in brand exceptionalism: If you’re not striving towards humility, you might be doing it wrong. [Seth Godin] » We thoroughly deconstructed the media response to Facebook’s failed Google smear campaign. But TechCrunch dives even deeper. [TechCrunch] » But here’s a refreshing take on that matter: Even… Read more“”

– With the FTC ramping up efforts to protect consumer privacy, the latest target is cookie tracking. Does this mean that affiliate marketers and other segments reliant upon consumer data to target their campaigns are doomed? Not in the least. [HasOffers] – Affiliate marketers need never worry about accepting false… Read more“”

– In the wake of Google’s mass slash’n’burning of content farms, this is an eerily valid question to ponder: Is bad content simply in the eye of the beholder? [TechDirt] – Apparently the very idea of “campaigns” and “flight dates” is outmoded. This is news to much of the B2B… Read more“”