Patent nonsense from the start
Just seemed to fly in the face of what blogging is all about.
A mooted "blogging code" which has attracted broad media attention in the last week, is set to be ditched by its author, tech conference magnate and web 2.0 investor Tim O'Reilly. In an interview with Wired on Friday to promote his latest web 2.0 conference, O'Reilly said: "I've come to think the call for a code of conduct was …
Good riddance to absolute tosh. Aren't the Web 2.0 crowd the same people that used to bang on about the wonderfulness of the web being an unregulated frontier, or some such nonsense.
Funny how they change their tune as soon as someone upsets their tender feelings or disagrees with them.
The fact that you can moderate any comment posted to your own blog seems to have escaped them entirely.
God knows how these whiney hype artists would cope in an unregulated usenet group, where threats of violence and even death are commonplace as less articulate posters melt down and begin to froth at the keyboard. Usually these are regarded as the source of much hilarity.
If you can't stand the heat, stay out of the Kitchen 2.0 (tm)
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