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[ih] Columbus Dispatch story on Compuserve


??The big watershed event was when the internet was released from being a
government-funded thing to being a piece of public infrastructure,? Lambert
said. ?The most expensive asset we had ? the network ? all of sudden that
network was ubiquitous and cheap. That was really the beginning of the end.?

CompuServe attempted to deal with the threat of internet rivals by erecting
a home page and then by introducing an online service for novice users,
dubbed Wow! But after Wow! flopped after only eight months, it was clear
that the company had been resting on its laurels for too long.?

Joly MacFie  218 565 9365 Skype:punkcast
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