Web 2.0: exploitation 2.0?

There’s an interesting post at Publishing 2.0 about the business models surrounding Web 2.0 and in particular, the hype over user-generated content.

This reminds me of a comment that another of my favorite cynics, Seth Finklestein, deposited on my post about “user-generated content”:

For “User-generated content”, I’m partial to the term “Unpaid freelancers”. The latter seems to capture what many people really mean when they say the former.