boing boing pretends violet blue doesn't exist. wtf?
POSTED ON 6/28/2008 | PERMALINK |3 Comments | BOOKMARK
Tomorrow Museum has a great post about Boing Boing's mysterious removal of Violet Blue from their archives.
violet blue :: self portrait (by
And in one way what Boing Boing is doing is a lot worse than MSM pulling the plug on someone. It’s a snag in the blog quilt at large. Say I linked to a Violet Blue Boing Boing post using the old blog cliche “read the whole thing.” That post is worthless now, as is any external commentary on the content that Boing Boing deleted.
Evidently, this isn’t the first time Boing Boing has removed a post because of a perceived microfeud. In February this year, Rex Sorgatz wrote, “BoingBoing linked to me yesterday. For 10 minutes. Then someone apparently told them that I’m the guy who hates on BoingBoing. Post deleted.”
These are only a few of the points made by the post.  It's remarkable that Boing Boing hasn't said a word about any of this.  Even the MSM offers more transparency. 
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Anonymous Anonymous said...

I (mostly) love the Boing Boing but, all things considered, What The Fuck?

Sun Jun 29, 07:27:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

or, more importantly. who gives a fuck?

Tue Jul 01, 02:50:00 PM  
Blogger hiropro said...

that is just stupid. Progressive minded people my ass. real shame they are not relevant to me just a cute kid blog now.
real shame.

Mon Jul 14, 11:20:00 AM  

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