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December 02, 2004

Words You Can't Write on Microsoft Blogs

Microsoft launched its MSN Spaces blogware product today, an event noteworthy only in that it stamps our favorite monopolist's approval on the genre. But the rules of the road for these Web writings are distinctly nanny-ish, as BoingBoing's Xeni Jardin hilariously reports.

This will make Microsoft an object of derision in the blogosphere. Better to do it right, and let people say what they want to say.

Posted by Dan at December 2, 2004 09:23 AM


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