These are the things I've written that are tagged "blogging"

FTC Requiring Bloggers To Disclose Payments For Reviews

05 October 2009

From a functional standpoint, I am fine (even happy) with this, provided it kills asshole astroturfers dead. From an ideological standpoint, I am pretty well against it. Either way, it’s an important moment in internet history. I wonder what effect this will have on Amazon reviews? The first blog regulatory laws. Dang.

Sign Of The Times

24 May 2009

You know things are changing when even Nick Denton, king of the reblogging Gawker network, says things like this: If a good exclusive used to provide 10 times the traffic of a standard regurgitated blog post, now it garners a hundred times as much. (emphasis added) That should be reassuring to people. The content market […]

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