Category Archives: Blogging

Congressman to Conspiracy Nut: Let the Market Work!

Chris Soghoian is claiming that Congressmen Rick Boucher wants to slap some regulations on Comcast for engaging in Admission Control. Not so: [Soghoian] asked Boucher what he would do if Comcast stuck to its guns and kept discriminating against BitTorrent. … Continue reading

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Anti-defamation provisions

I’ve criticized the critics of phone companies who banded together to promote the dubious cause of network neutrality, so it’s only fair for me to criticize the phone companies when they get out of line. The recent flap over AT&T … Continue reading

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Frum gets the Rove thing

David Frum isn’t one of my favorite people, or even one of my favorite Republicans, but he understands Karl Rove better than anyone: Mr. Rove often reminded me of a miner extracting the last nuggets from an exhausted seam. His … Continue reading

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Should Jarvis debate Keen?

Jeff Jarvis wants your advice. He’s been asked to debate Andrew Keen and he doesn’t know what to do: Andrew Keen and his publisher have asked me to debate him about his book, The Cult of the Amateur, in New … Continue reading

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Words that hurt

There’s been a lot of wailing and gnashing of teeth lately about words. Kathy Sierra claimed to be too scared to leave her home in the woods because of threatening words left by anonymous cowards in her blog’s comment section, … Continue reading

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New Policy

I’ve decided to be nice. This is because the blogosphere is full of bang-up, hardcore, high-integrity people who read carefully, consider all sides of an argument before posting, and always check their facts. It would be a dishonor to this … Continue reading

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The coming bumper-crop of news

My old blogger buddy Jeff Jarvis is trying to figure out what’s happening to the news, and how to inject a little optimism into the business: This Friday, I’m giving a keynote at the University of Texas International Symposium on … Continue reading

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Objects in blogs smaller than they appear

Bjørn Stærk was one of the classic, anti-idiotarian warbloggers, like me a cheerleader for the invasion (we used to say “liberation”) of Iraq. He’s done some re-thinking and abandoned the main principles of war-bloggerdom, and I endorse his message: Who … Continue reading

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Takes one to know one

I hereby condemn Ann Coulter for calling John Edwards a faggot and join man-of-reason Howard Dean in demanding universal public shaming. The transvestite Coulter insulted faggots everywhere by placing Edwards in their company, and there’s no excuse for that. Send … Continue reading

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