(Note: Howard’s email address is bouncing… I’ll update this when I can get my hands on a live address. Update: Fixed)
SUBJ: Please stop your harassment of Jason Kottke
Howard, Ann –
In your roles, you may or may not be familiar with (let alone be daily readers of) online grassroots journalism (aka, blogging).
As such, you may not know that there are now thousands of bloggers (who reach millions of readers) writing about their outrage over how Sony TV is handling a ‘fair use’ issue with long-time blogger Jason Kottke.
Here’s my very brief post on the subject:
Here’s a call for a boycott (yes, I know, you see these all the time) from Jason Calacanis, a former Sony employee, whose blog network reaches 1MM+ readers:
If you (or your staff) are familiar with RSS/Feeds (i.e., you know what a Feed aggregator is), here’s a PubSub.com Feed URL aggregating dozens of comments:
I strongly encourage you to reach out to the community before a simmering issue turns into a boil.
If I can be of any assistance, I welcome you to contact me (info below).