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I just typed kalahari.net (the place where I bought my first paperback copy of The Hobbit something like 15 years ago) .... and I was redirected to takealot.com

When the hell did that happen?

Online retailers are like the Borg ... I'm telling you man, just a matter of time until every little borg is assimilated by a bigger one.

@falgn0n because it is easier to buy them out than to innovate and actually deliver a better product/service...

@tibike

Today: takealot assimilates kalahari.net -

Tomorrow: Amazon assimilates takealot -

Pretty soon: One single retailer has all the power on the global digital marketing platform we now know as "The Web" -

Before you know it we're all watering our crops with gatorade (it has what plants want!)

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