Thursday, October 20, 2005

Splog 'emergency'

Google's Blogger blog-creation tool and BlogSpot hosting service fell victim this past weekend to the biggest 'splog' attack yet--an assault that led to clogged RSS readers and overflowing in-boxes, and may have manipulated search engine rankings. Tim Bray, Web technologies director at Sun Microsystems, wrote in his blog about what he called the 'splogsplosion.'
'Uh, ladies and gentlemen of the blogosphere, I think we have an emergency on our hands,' he said. Click here for full story.