links for 2008-11-27
by Martin Belam, 27 November 2008
"If you’re comment spamming, if you’re creating content that has no reason to really exist –that doesn’t add value — that especially is of the nonsensical variety. Stop it. You’re p|$$ing all over the web. You’re p|$$ing into my search results. You’re wasting my time, the time of others and potentially your own, by not putting your energies into more productive and long-term strategies". Danny calls out the content spammers
"But the big one by my reckoning was a plan to incorporate much more metadata in to all BBC news material. This sounds incredibly boring, and inputting it probably will be". Metadata? Boring? No way, Charlie. Honest.
Hmm, makes me wonder how long I can keep up the currybet*dotnet* when everyone in the world just calls it currybet...
"The police have no Public Order Act powers to control the monthly Critical Mass cycle ride through the streets of London, the Law Lords ruled today".