• Em Adespoton
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    29 days ago

    My general rule is: “if they have data they can sell, sooner or later they will.”

    There are very few corporations that have proved me wrong.

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            28 days ago

            Founder led business, it won’t last 2 ceos after Gabe exits.

            This just the corp culture in the US. Parasites swarm companies to destroy them for profit.

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                  6 days ago

                  Exactly. It is getting more common to set up non-profit foundations in such situations. Disclosure: There’s a lot of legal stuff I don’t understand but I think the idea is that by having a non-profit entity that is focused on the “mission” and not profits, they will be more able to make the good long-term, decisions a founder might make instead of whatever makes investors the most money.

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        29 days ago

        That’s because they’re all out of business or bought up by their competitors.

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        28 days ago

        Discord.

        I will probably get downvoted because Lemmy has a hate boner for Discord, but they don’t sell any user data.