Category Archives: The Political Weblog Movement

What do you think…

Too much? UPDATE (00:50) – First threat of the entire exchange just came in… so I guess (*gasp*) we are dealing with bullies here.

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Not a perfect example… but a fresh one

UPDATE – Well. Said.: Netiquette is, ultimately, about playing fair with your readers and those who comment on your work, and censorship, in blogging terms, includes not only outright suppression of opinions but also breaches of netiquette that restrict or … Continue reading

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Guido’s bluffs, toughs and fluffers

*sigh* Well, I can’t say I’m surprised…. Guido Fawkes: Guido himself is basically simultaneously bored by, but amused that the blog boycott / de-link call has so spectacularly badly backfired, with hits up again to a new month and year … Continue reading

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Pax.

The following is the full text from an email I sent this evening to someone from the ‘other’ side after the many developments following this post. A small level of detail has been changed to protect the identity of the … Continue reading

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Face-time

I just received what I am sure is a spontaneous and independent request to remove the image of Paul Staines from this post (the owner took the photo at a party she went to, where Guido was also in attendance). … Continue reading

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What’re you going to do; bleed on me?

Guido, the invitation stands; no nitpicking on other people’s weblogs, no straw men, no personal-abuse-by-proxy, just you making use of the fair right of reply that has always been available. Start here. You’re already registered for comments, so it should … Continue reading

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Guido: fun and education, education, education

Guido’s belated dance number comes to us a few days after the ‘boycott’ brand was first applied, rinsed and repeated – and the first thing you’ll notice is the cool, unshakeable exterior. Too bad about the ultra-paranoid level of moderation … Continue reading

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Guido

‘No Comment’ on any single point raised, just an easily-digestible bit of spin (accompanied by a fair degree of personal abuse, mostly from anonymous users). Guido is acting a LOT like the politicians he claims to despise. UPDATE (11:30): Hmm. … Continue reading

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Blogger: the sock-puppet loophole

This is being blogged publicly instead of communicated privately for two reasons: a) I think users of Blogger deserve to know that this loophole has been in place for some time. b) Blogger Support has let me down badly in … Continue reading

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Guido Fawkes (aka Paul Staines) : The Plonker

[Important Postscript (19 Jan) – Guido and his followers have been moaning since the publication of this post that it is too long-winded and ‘boring’. A repeated suggestion was made that I try to be ‘funny’ and more succinct. I … Continue reading

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