The future is already here, I'm just trying to aggregate it.
It’s a little depressing that this 9 year old girl, taking photo’s of her school lunch, had to shut down a blog with 2 Million readers. At 9 years old she’s already a better blogger than you or me.
So it turns out the 9 year old food blogger will be allowed to return to her media building enterprises:
Argyll and Bute council performed the astonishing U-turn just hours after issuing a rambling, and defiant statment, defending its decision while attacking the nine year-old for her critical blog.
Insisting there was “no place for censorship”, Roddy McCuish, the SNP leader, today announced the ban had been overturned amid mounting public criticism, including on Twitter, the micro-blogging site.
He told BBC Radio 4’s World at One programme: “There’s no place for censorship in Argyll and Bute Council and there never has been and there never will be.
Probably the best thing that happened to her blogging career. On a side note, I love it when the media says things like: “Twitter, the micro-blogging site.” Really? If someone doesn’t know what Twitter is, do you really think they’re going to know what “micro-blogging” is?
Two days ago I commented on how silly it is for the UK to order ISP’s to block Pirate Bay. Today we have more evidence of how stupid it is.
A site spokesman is quoted as thanking the British Phonographic Institute, responsible for pressuring the courts to enforce the ban, for free advertising that rapidly spread throughout Europe. In the interim period between the decision and broad site-blocking, the site is said to plan educational tips for users on how to circumvent the ban
This is also known as the Streisand Effect.