Day: February 4, 2005

  • The Mind of a Link Spammer

    The Register interviews a link spammer and we see just what we expected; a selfish brat who has no regard or sympathy for the community that allows him to thrive. Link spamming, with its abuse of common resources, turns out the most efficient, just as cutting down virgin Indonesian and Amazonian rain forest is the […]

  • Nisenholtz counterpoint to Dan Gillmor

    The Online Journalism Review inteviews Martin Nisenholtz of NY Times Digital who is a ready counter-argument to Dan Gillmor’s call for a freeing of the archives. Until banner ad revenues outstrip the royalties they curently earn from subscription databases such as Factiva and Lexis-Nexis, there is no way they’re opening up the barn door. “We’re […]