To comment or not to comment

Posted by Tim Ireland at July 14, 2006

Category: The Political Weblog Movement

This entry was posted on
Friday, July 14th, 2006
11:21 am and is filed
under The Political Weblog Movement.

Lynne Featherstone requests your input.

My view: Blogger’s new moderation features make this a much more attractive prospect for MPs and councillors, as there’s now a nifty spambot filter and you can also view comments before they are published on your site. This allows you to accept comments from people not registered with Blogger and keep the anonymous/witless party-political attacks at bay. (But if you’re just setting out or thinking of a change, you really want to aim for something better than Blogger; their support department is negligent beyond belief.)

1 Comment

  1. MatGB says

    Tim? Stop reading my mind? Or maybe I should expect us to have similar views on this sort of thing.Still, got my first spam comment yesterday since turning the filter off, maybe I’m just lucky. Definately a good thing to allow some comments, but moderation would be a must for any MP, this is, it appears, especially true for younger, female and/or LibDem MPs. Ah well.Here’s hoping…

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