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Unformatted text preview: d co-founder of Guba, an internet-video company.
Instead, he explains, Starbucks provides a comfortable
environment, at considerable expense, so that people will
buy overpriced coffee. That, in essence, is the business
model being pursued by websites that host “user-generated
usercontent” such as personal blogs, photographs and today's
craze, amateur videos, which can be uploaded and
watched on sites such as YouTube, Google Video,
MySpace, Guba, Veoh and Metacafe. By offering a setting
for free interaction,...
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- Fall '13