Digg Blocked For "Bandwidth Theft"

It's hard to find anybody to agree with the logic, and certainly the only people that appear to be writing about it have done so to heap ridicule and scorn, but (apparently) the same person to bring us WhyFirefoxIsBlocked.com has now introduced WhyDiggIsBlocked.com.The new beef is the same as the old beef: Ad-blocking software is […]

It's hard to find anybody to agree with the logic, and certainly the only people that appear to be writing about it have done so to heap ridicule and scorn, but (apparently) the same person to bring us WhyFirefoxIsBlocked.com has now introduced WhyDiggIsBlocked.com.

The new beef is the same as the old beef: Ad-blocking software is tantamount to theft and social media sites violate the robots.txt "law."

Huh? Right. Last I heard the legislature had not addressed robots.txt, but it's possible I missed it. Bygones and on with it. Though it's unclear which sites are participating, if any, social media users may encounter a notice that they've been blocked. Some of the reasoning is as follows[...]

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Internet, Bandwidth, Digg