When the Past Catches Up With the Future

10 Jul ’06

The NYT goes in-depth on AOL’s downward spiral and the plan (hope? aspiration? wish?) to resurrect its fortunes by dropping the paywall on services. The challenge is whether to stick with a shrinking but very profitable dial-up business, or morph into … what exactly? And that, of course, is the problem – this has been left so late, that it’s difficult to see what AOL could credibly become.

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