There’s no doubt it will serve to crush the independent web, to the extent that it still exists. It will only serve to drive bloggers into the silos.
Some pretty strong claims from Dave and his posts are worth a read. They come, in my opinion, to an entirely wrong conclusion despite some valid points and a “sky is falling” delivery. Why wrong? Consider how you might prioritize security in a software development project. This is something I tell my consulting clients but I’m going to give it to you for free: