Read/WriteWeb has an excellent writeup about the evolution of the current web into a web where every website can be accessed in structured form. Their analysis of the current state of affairs is insightful and definitely worth a read.
With regard to the section about content rights and legality, some great points are made. It’s important to note that Dapper has been working hard to provide solutions for content providers to retain control over their content while granting legitimacy to content consumers who want to use content without pirating it. If you haven’t checked it out already, see our content licensing mechanism. And keep checking back, as we’ll be adding new features in the near future.
It’s exciting to see this space evolve and to be involved with providing access to the structured content that fuels the newest and coolest applications on the Internet.