[…] I wonder if this mentality hasn’t penetrated our culture to the point where we have come to believe that our survival depends on holding those things of value close?  So we now find ourselves in the midst of this social media revolution where we share everything to the point where the very word "share" becomes a four letter word.  You can’t throw a stone, metaphorically, on the Web without hitting an example of where a culture of sharing doesn’t pay off pretty big.  Sure we still struggle with making a few bucks from sharing our content because the model doesn’t fit nicely with how we believe we should profit from our content (a relic from the old culture of not sharing) but the revenue models are there. […]