» Google Currents and Flipboard as ‘scams’

Josh Marshall of Talking Points Memo:

We’ve got a number of queries recently about whether we’re still on Google Currents or Flipboard of other similar services. The answer is no.

On the subject of these other services, I know this disrupts some readers reading habits. So we don’t do this lightly. But these companies are basically scams against the publishers…

That’s a pretty strong word, but it does seem like any intermediary that disassociates your content from you is counter-productive. TPM has summarized RSS feeds with full articles for free on the site with ads with full feeds for their premium subscribers.