The War on Splogging: Fighting an Online Cancer

Andy carvin in his Digital Divide Network Andy Carvin's Waste of Bandwidth writes, "Doc Searls has an excellent post this morning about the dire need for search engine companies to engage in a war on splogging. Splogging is a term coined by Mark Cuban to describe blogs with no added value, existing solely to trick people into visiting and exposing them to advertising. Splogs are often encountered in two ways: by searching for a key word on a search engine, or receiving it as a fradulent hit through your RSS aggregator."

See the complete article at: The War on Splogging: Fighting an Online Cancer.

Comments

Annoying

but not nearly as bad as the ads that flutter and cover up what I'm trying to read. Sounds like someone wants to get rid of cheap ads so only the expensive ones can direct you to products.

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