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Randy Charles Morin blogs about Really Simple Syndication, RDF, FOAF, The Semantic Web and Social Software.
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Mon, 04 Jul 2005 15:13:53 GMT
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Last week, Chris Pirillo turned off anonymous comments, or even worse, required you to login before you comment. Leading up to that post (and including it), he was getting 7-15 comments per blog entry. Now he gets 0 or 1 comments on most posts.  I think he got some bad advice. I've seen this over and over, where bloggers eventually disable comments to avoid SPAM or cyber-stalkers. It's too bad! It's turning the 2-way Web back into a 1-way Web. Of course, there's always trackbacks. I personally stopped sending trackbacks months ago, because most blogs turned off in-coming trackbacks to avoid SPAM. I'm gonna re-enable trackbacks this week, to see if any actually get thru (doubt it).
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It will be interesting to see what happens when that new secret app that Scobel has been hinting about will change this space.

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