The problem with Automattic’s 100 year plan Paid Members Public
Many bloggers and web creators want their work to persist after their death. But can they really pay $38,000?
Facebook's donations won't save local journalism, but better CMSes just might Paid Members Public
This week, Facebook has joined Google in throwing millions at the local news business. Is this really going to help the industry recover - or should we bee looking elsewhere?
Why you should (still) blog Paid Members Public
A blog is a bet on the long-term value of your content [http://lucasartoni.com/2016/02/02/why-do-i-blog/] Luca Sartoni on why he still blogs: > Social Networking Sites come and go. In ten years from now, Facebook will be different from what we are used now, it’s inevitable.
Automattic & a student journalist sue PR for DCMA takedown damages Paid Members Public
Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, is teaming with a student journalist to sue a “Straight Rights” organisation’s press officer for abusing the DMCA takedown process [http://torrentfreak.com/wordpress-demands-10000-dmca-takedown-abuse-140615/]: > Hotham wrote an article about “Straight Pride UK” which included a comment he received from the organization’s press
Automattic backs WordPress bloggers in court Paid Members Public
Parker Higgins [http://www.pbs.org/mediashift/2013/12/wordpress-goes-to-court-to-defend-censored-bloggers/] : > The blogging platform WordPress.com has taken the unusual — and welcome — step of going to court to defend its users against bogus copyright claims aimed at silencing their speech on the platform. Automattic, WordPress’s parent company, has joined two
Nice upgrade to VaultPress Paid Members Public
Wow. This will make life so much easier for those whose sites get hacked…
Le Web: Automattic and the virtual workplace Paid Members Public
[https://i0.wp.com/www.onemanandhisblog.com/content/images/2011/12/IMG_9794-Version-2.jpg] The Ignite talk at Le Web I’m most interest in:Sara Rosso [http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=1092662] from Automattic [http://automattic.com/] No-one is inspired by a cubicle-filled office. But we’re
WordPress, Six Apart silences and communities Paid Members Public
The company that was Six Apart is gone. The name and Movable Type are ensconced in Japan [http://blog.saymedia.com/2011/01/movable-type-finds-new-home-at-infocom.html], Vox is dead and Typepad is part of SAY Media. It seems an appropriate time for a post-mortem, and that’s just what former Typepad