Six Apart recently received 12 Million in venture capital something company outsiders have looked at with a wary eye. This may actually turn out to be huge if as CEO Barak Berkowitz says to the Silcon Beat is even an ounce of truth.
He’s going to get a group together to fight spammers. He’s looking to press Washington to pass legislation to ban computer generated comments on blogs. Right now, computer generated spam is legal, and spammers just keep coming up with more sophisticated ways of getting around filters. “I’m going to start getting a group together to take this forward,” he said. “There’s no real advocacy group for blogs, there’s no blogging association.”
Speaking of spam I am off to clean up another pile of it. Legislation. I’m very much for blog spam legislation.