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No, I will not "check out your blog!"

I am getting tired of getting excited when someone comments on one of my posts, but it turns out just to be spam messages. You know the ones. 200 more words

Daily Posts

Linking ethically (and for SEO): canonical and nofollow

If you’re cross-posting material online, being paid to include links in a post, or linking to material which raises ethical challenges around taste and decency… 598 more words

Online Journalism

Unwelcome attention: poisoned links and spam comments

At first sight, third-party websites which have links to your site should be good news. However, a couple of years ago I was contacted by a MacUser reader who asked the following question: 639 more words


New posts and Spam

Hello to all my followers and readers.

Firstly, I want to say thank you for following and reading my blog. Without you, I wouldn’t be doing this. 141 more words

All the News That's Fit to Be Tied

There’s all kinds of news about the Bay Bridge Bolt Botch, but (a) I just wrote about it last Thursday, and (b) it’s depressing. I don’t see any reason to inflict it on you today. 805 more words


Oh, now this is just insulting

Seriously? I mean, they couldn’t have tried even a little harder?!

Mens’ clothes?  Me?!  And Ralph Lauren at that?!  I’m a hippie chick, damnit, Mx Spammer.   127 more words