With ten years since the CANSPAM act, we need to reevalue what the word spam means and how it's changed in the past decade.
On February 24th, 2011, Google introduced it's Panda update, supposedly a major blow against content farms and scrapers. How did it work out?
What happens when you let your domain expire? Sometimes it's nothing, but in at least one case it resulted in a duplicate site on his own domain.
Want to run a spam blog without the pesky copyright problems or actual work? Here's one idea that probably won't work.
As an avid WordPress user, there are a few plugins I'd like to see developed to help people protect their content.
Once you've found an infringer and identified their host, the real quest often begins. Finding out who to contact can be the hardest part of all.
Historically, Google has been a DMCA headache, even as its Blogger service has become overrun with spammers. That may be about to change.
With every new medium comes an attempt to game it, usually using other people's work. Twitter is no exception but it does provide a series of new challenges and questions.
A new service by Lijit has raised eyebrows in the content community. Does their new aggregation service provide a new solution for content licensing or just push the boundaries of what is spam?
I've sent hundreds of takedown notices and seen a wide variety of replies, but Joyent has taken the cake by not just failing to act, but actively defending a potential spam blogger.