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Jason Calacanis, founder of Weblogs, Inc., discusses discusses social news, social media and the rules of the road on social networks a few days before he stepped down as general manager of Netscape in November 2006.
Interviewer: J.D. Lasica
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"The people who participate are hundreds of times more active on the site than the people who are passive."—Jason Calacanis
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