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Phishing via bogus blogs

CNET: Malicious virus writers are attempting to lure people to malicious blogs using enticing e-mails and instant messages, according to a new report from Websense. Once a person arrives at the blog, which can be…


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Spin Bunny shuts down

Spin Bunny, the UK PR gossip blog, has shut down following a gagging order from an undisclosed UK PR firm. Seems the authors are unwilling to contest the gagging order in court in order to…


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In today’s newsreader

CNET: The future of bloggers – Wharton legal studies professor Dan Hunter puts blogging right up there with the printing press when it comes to sharing ideas and disseminating information. "This is not a fad,"…


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Blogging from East to West

BBC: Sweeping article about the impact of blogging in China and Iran. Also covers its use in politics and the impact of blogging on the media (Rathergate etc). It’s not all MSM vs the bloggers…



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WaPo reviews Yahoo! 360

Washington Post is unimpressed with Yahoo!’s latest social networking, IM and blogging service – Yahoo! 360. My initial thoughts are below, and my first foray is here. If you want an invite, let me know…


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Yahoo! 360

Mike Manuel (Media Guerrilla) was kind enough to invite me to try out Yahoo! 360 (thanks Mike). There are already lots of detailed reviews available (here and here via Dave Winer) and I’ve only had…


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Commercialization of podcasting

The BBC quotes Dave Winer on the commercialization of podcasting: "No matter how you look at it, commercialising this medium isn’t going to make very much money," he says. "Podcasting is going to be a…


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And more on are bloggers journalists?

Wired: Much of the news and blog coverage surrounding the Apple Computer lawsuit has centered on the rights of bloggers versus those of professional journalists. While this is certainly an issue worth exploring, and something…