Remember Lessig’s hysterical defense of the “hybrid economy”? How about hybrid economist and public record remixer Lonelyclassmates.com? According to Wired, yet another site preying on the isolated and disconnected as been on the receiving end of a user lawsuit and a $10 million or so settlement.
Here’s a tip for the plaintiffs: Get the money, get the money, and be sure and get the money.
When the typical Web 2.0 company hits the wall, they flip the keys to the first bum on the street and head for mommy’s couch.