Elections BC has ruled that weblogs are a form of campaign advertising and as such must be registered. I’m sure a lot of people will suggest that the sky is falling, when in fact it’s just another example of an inability to fit new media forms within old frameworks. Certainly everything will eventually shake out as it should – which will mean this silly decision will be reversed.
Archives for May 2005
“News of the Times” is a not-so-subtle commentary on the evolution/ID fracas in Kansas this week.
there’s a story about the unorthodox marketing and PR tactics employed by GoldenPalace.com, an online casino that has offices on the South Shore in Kahnawake: Online Casino Hits PR Jackpot.
MP Monte Solberg blogged from the House of Commons during the vote they held on their phony non-confidence motion.
and mikel.org supporter M-J Milloy, who used to keep an excellent blog called “The New Forum” has resurfaced with a very promising new site: EPIDEMIca, a weblog about infectious disease. From the boilerplate: “Whether emerging diseases like AIDS and SARS or old plagues like tuberculosis and syphilis, infectious diseases are the greatest threat to the health of the people of the world.” One to watch.