· November, 2007

Stories about Blogger Profiles from November, 2007

Taiwan: Any Blind Spot in Blogsphere?–Blogblind

  30 November 2007

An experimental website was born in Taiwan in Nov 20, 2007: ‘Blogblind‘ (It was closed in two days). The main concept is digging (as in Digg) blogs that people do not like and tagging them with comments like ‘copy machine’ or ‘self promoting stuff.’ When most people leave flattering comments...

Japan: Blog Queen takes a break

  27 November 2007

Gravure idol, talento and blog queen Wakatsuki Chinatsu announced today that she would be taking time off from blogging. The final entry posted today at her official blog attracted thousands of comments from fans offering their support, a few of which are translated here.

Pakistan: All Martial and No Law

  6 November 2007

If it walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it is probably a martial law. President Musharraf can call it what he likes, Emergency or Amer-Jensee (as he pronounced in his speech on television) but in all intents and purposes it is martial law. The legality of...

Venezuela: Second Annual Blogstock

  1 November 2007

Venezuelan bloggers and other users of social networking software gathered in a remote location far from the capital for the 2nd annual Blogstock, not to hear lectures regarding the state of the blogosphere or the latest in technology, but to simply socialize and have fun. Amidst the serious problems facing the country, these types of get-togethers are at the heart of what Venezuelans are all about.

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