Is it too late to bring civility to the Web? The conversational free-for-all on the Internet known as the blogosphere can be a prickly and unpleasant place. Now, a few high-profile figures in high-tech are proposing a blogger code of conduct to clean up the quality of online discourse. …
Very thought-provoking…Part of me agrees with this, and part of me feels that it’s SUCH a slippery slope to start mandating codes of ethics on the web. (What would I do without gofugyourself.com??) Sadly, the people who would use the code are the probably the people already have a sense of online decorum and civility anyway.
Great article. Thanks for posting it.
Apr 10th, 2007 / 11:13 am