Exploding TV: The appetizer is served

Rafat reports that Cablevision has defected from the MSO ranks and is supporting a la carte pricing. Phone companies AT&T and likely Verizon would likely join. See yesterday’s post for what happens next.

: Tonight on NPR, I was interviewed about blog networks, in a story pegged to the Pajamas party. Asked about whether, like radio and TV before us, the internet and blogs are naturally forming into networks, I blurted this out:

“The internet kills networks.”

Yes, it kills permanent, closed networks and encourages ad hoc networks created by need and desire over synergy and deals.