It was too good to last

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Slate, one of our favourite Microsoft products is on the sales lot at Redmond according to AP. Full details here. Slate is well written intelligent quality online publication, so obviously doesn’t fit in with the Microsoft corporate ethos. And as Bill Gates will probably tell you this Internetworking thing is a bit of a flash in the pan anyway (which is why his ghost writers had to completely rewrite ‘The Road Ahead’, 12 months after it was originally released. While we are talking about the ‘web here is a link to an interesting article about the challenges of cancelling a service online. The article appeared as part of the consumer watch column in the Philadelphia Inquirer. (Free registration required.)