A Russian malware called SoakSoak has infected over 100,000 Wordpress sites since this Sunday, turning blogs into attack platforms. It's a potential shitshow, and it could've been prevented earlier this fall.
A few months ago, we told you the story of Oliver Hotham, a British journalist whose reporting on Straight Pride UK was silenced by a spurious DMCA takedown request from the hate group. Now the Hotham's web host, WordPress, has filed a complaint in court against Straight Pride. This may be the case that helps finally…
Anti-Gay group Straight Pride UK is abusing the DMCA takedown process to censor work by a journalist. No surprise there—the DMCA is twisted for all kinds of dumb purposes. The inexplicable part? The hate group filed a takedown on... its own press release. How dare you say that we said the words that we wrote in a…
In just four years, Tumblr has overtaken the eight-year-old Wordpress as the blogging platform du jour. Tumblr now has over 20,870,000 blogs. Mostly about cats and gifs, from what I can see. [Mashable]
Any ol' joe can set up a tumblr or a wordpress and call themselves a blogger. It's easy! But blogging from your iPad? Not easy. Blogsy for iPad makes it really easy to do. In fact, I wrote this post with it.
Sahas Katta designed a hilariously awesome WordPress theme, aptly named Qawker, that mimics Gizmodo's redesign. He didn't even have to look at our code! If you want to move with the future of blogs, feel free to download. We won't take offense* [Skatter Tech]
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