Google Analytics A Potential Threat to Anonymous Bloggers


Last month, an anonymous blogger popped up on WordPress and Twitter, aiming a giant flamethrower at Mac-friendly writers like John Gruber, Marco Arment and MG Siegler. As he unleashed wave after wave of spittle-flecked rage at "Apple puppets" and "Cupertino douchebags," I was reminded again of John Gabriel's theory about the effects of online anonymity.
Out of curiosity, I tried to see who the mystery blogger was.
He was using all the ordinary precautions for hiding his identity -- hiding personal info in the domain record, using a different IP address from his other sites, and scrubbing any shared resources from his WordPress install.

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Fuck your blog


Fuck your blog

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Schleichwerbung in Blogs soll öffentlich angeprangert werden


Nach den USA soll auch in Deutschland stärker gegen ungekennzeichnete Werbung in Weblogs vorgegangen werden. Die deutsche PR-Branche will von 2010 an Schleichwerbung in den Blogs öffentlich anprangern.

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Happy Anniversary, Antville!


Things are starting to move with Apache and Helma.

Jason van Zyl und ich beginnen jetzt damit, den Code für die Übernahme durch Apache vorzubereiten und eine Handvoll Committer zusammenzutrommeln. Eine sehr sinnvolle Apache-Regel ist die, dass Projekte nur mit solider Committer-Basis übernommen werden.

Auf der Helma-Seite hat Robert heute Antville eingecheckt. Antville umfasst derzeit ein Blog-Tool samt Image-Verwaltung, Kommentar-Funktion und Skin-Editor. Ich bin guter Hoffnung, dass es es sich zu einer Standard-Hop-Application in Sachen Weblogs und darüber hinaus entwickeln wird, weswegen ich alle Hopisten einlade, Antville auszuchecken und bei der Weiterentwicklung mitzuhelfen. Zur Erinnerung: anonyme CVS-Checkouts von Helma gibt es über anonymous@coletta.helma.at:/opt/cvs, Passwort ist "".

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Associated Press: Fair Use Limits You To Four Words; Five Words Costs $12.50


As we wait with bated breath for the Associated Press to come down from the mountain with its own rules for "fair use for bloggers," Patrick Nielsen Hayden gives us a sense of what the AP considers fair use. Apparently, for quite some time, the AP has had up a page that lists out prices for quoting AP text.

techdirt.com

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Presenting: The 2007 antville 500!


The year's best music videos, as chosen by videos.antville.org, in quality mov or mp4 files.

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Bezahlt mich!


Ich will nicht mehr arbeiten. Deshalb suche ich ganz dringend einen potenten Sponsor der für Dataloo bezahlt und es mir ermöglicht nur noch das Leben zu erforschen und darüber zu berichten. Ich dachte so an Konzerte, Reisen, Filme, Sozialexperimente in Kneipen, Sport und Sex, Drugs and Rock’n’Roll natürlich sowieso. Bewerbungen von Sponsoren bitte mit Angabe des monatlichen Beitrags (mind. 4-stellig) direkt an mich. Gerne auch Waffenindustrie, Sexbranche, Alkoholproduzenten oder irgendwelche Parteien – Ich bin eine Bloghure, bezahlt mich!

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Das Chaosradio-Blog


Das Chaosradio hat jetzt auch ein Blog.

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Blog Action Day 2007


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Blogger is One of Main Sources of Info for Myanmar Protest


Armed with a laptop, a blogger named Ko Htike has thrust himself into the middle of the violent crackdown against monks and other peaceful demonstrators in his homeland of Myanmar.

From more than 5,500 miles away, he’s one of the few people getting much needed information out to the world.

He runs the blog out of his London apartment, waking up at 3 a.m. every day to review the latest digitally smuggled photos, video and information that’s sent in to him.

cnn.com

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A Secret Sauce To Top 100 Blogging Success [mp3]


What do Guy Kawasaki, Jason Calcanis and TechCrunch all have in common? Neil Patel, co-founder of ACS Consulting, who is the search engine wizard behind these blogs' success.

Content is king in the Top 100 blogging world and all of these blogs mentioned have great content — but to stay at the top, they also have to have great search engine optimization.

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Download Twingly Screensaver Beta. Experience the true blogosphere.


Twingly screensaver is visualizing the global blog activity in real time. Forget RSS readers where you see only what you're interested in. With Twingly screensaver you get a 24/7 stream of all (viewer discretion advised) blog activity, straight to your screen

Twingly Screensaver Beta

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