Robert Scoble has an interesting take on the on again/off again MS/Yahoo deal and how it relates to MS’s rumoured overtures to Facebook.

Scoble sees this as potentially the battle supreme between an open web and a closed web. Scoble sees that by purchasinf FB and locking up Yahoo search, Microsoft could lock Google out of massive proportions of online content.

Check out his post here – it’s worth a read.

Of course one has to wonder if Facebook can remain truly closed in the face of the huge pressure regarding openess and data portability – of all the players, Facebook may have sufficient momentum to do so.

Ben Kepes

Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.

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