Blogging Citizen Media

Blogs 4 Evr

Writing for Wired, Paul Boutin made the outlandish statement this week that “Twitter, Flickr, Facebook Make Blogs Look So 2004,” stirring up blogs and Twitter and leaving a trail of Paul Butin haters. Very little digging, however, shows why Boutin made such a statement: his blog is a piece of shit. Although the blog has […]


This is what we did today.  In my home state.  I wish I could say that we were super-effective, but the truth is, out of 45 houses, we maybe secured an Obama vote from one person.  But that’s huge, given the multitude of people doing what we did for just a few hours, every single […]

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Filtering in the News

Popular torrent sharing site The Pirate Bay is the victor in a recent legal battle against Italian anti-piracy group IFPI.  Following a court order, the site was blocked in July, but the block resulted in an inadvertant traffic increase.  You may recall that I’m a big fan of Peter Sunde (mostly because he replies to […]