- gourmet.com: Betting the Farm. Great article on agriculture policy and how one family farm in South Dakota is bucking the trend of cashing in on ethanol money and government subsidies.
- Rogers Cadenhead: Washington Post Wins Another Phony Pulitzer. I loved the Washington Post article about the violinist planted in the DC subway, but Rogers argues that it’s more reality TV than news reporting.
- Ian Kallen: The WordPress Security Cancer. Outdated WordPress installations are being exploited to distribute spam. If you run it, be sure to keep your installation up to date.
- Dave Winer: Early notes on GoogleApps (Scripting News). I have my own thoughts on this but I haven’t gotten around to posting them.
- Ars Technica: Gmail being throttled, blocked by some anti-spam vendors. Now that Google’s CAPTCHA has been cracked, spammers are using bots to sign up for accounts and sending spam through Gmail.
- Freedom to Tinker: Phorm’s Harms Extend Beyond Privacy. Smart take on the many ways the Phorm Internet snooping scheme was hostile to users.
- 2008 NFL Mock Draft Database. I’m a sucker for mock drafts, and this site lists them all.
- FP Passport: The Colbert bump is real. Democratic Congressmen who take their lumps in “Better Know a District” are rewarded with a big jump in contributions.
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