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NYTimes.com: Google’s Knol could compete with online content publishers

Google’s recently launched online encyclopedia Knol is causing concern among other online publishers, who fear the company’s business as a search engine could come into conflict with its new ‘content publishing’ venture. Google maintains that it is not creating content – posts to Knol are signed and edited by individual users – but acting as a ‘conduit’ on the web.