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Cathy Seipp and Kathy Sierra: Wild in The Blog-o-sphere

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Sandra Tsing Loh memorializes Cathy Seipp and explains the mysteries of Technorati in an op-ed in the LA Times. Loh touches on the wilder shores of blogging–cybersquatting, parody posts and free speech. (Look for more on the cathyseipp.com case.)

Another blogging woman, Kathy Sierra, has pulled out of the ETech conference in San Diego, thanks to an online terror campaign. For the last month, she’s gotten death threats in her comments box. According to Sierra, she was targeted on a now-pulled site meankids.org. and then found a photo of herself, muzzled on Bob’s Yr Uncle. She called the police and named names.

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Rageboy, aka Chris Locke, defends himself against the charges that he had much to do with this, and even if he did, so what?

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