Archive for September, 2009

New Use for DotSpots

September 21, 2009

One use for DotSpots, an in-context, mini-blogging app, is to let webmasters know about omissions or errors on their websites when there is no other obvious and straightforward way.

E.g. if you spot a link missing on a web posting, you can add it as a DotSpot.  If you see an error in the text of a posting, you can correct it in a DotSpot.  If the website has a contact for the webmaster, you can let the webmaster know about the DotSpots you have added.  You just need a way to be alerted to take the DotSpots down once the website has been changed.


FCC May Propose New Net Neutrality Rules

September 20, 2009

One of the threats to our information infrastructure may get thwarted in the coming days, if as expected, the FCC establishes rules favoring net neutrality.  Net neutrality will prevent the big telecommunication companies from restricting the free flow of information on the internet.

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