Kids.us Domain

I wonder if the Kids.us domain is going to be very popular. A recent story on BizReport.com (Safety Patrol Readied for Dot-Kids) summarizes how the two companies involved are going to patrol web sites in this domain for appropriate contents. As the father of three young kids, I’m of course concerned that my kids only see appropriate material, but I’m not ready to trust one of these companies to control what we can or cannot see. The story has some choice quotes…

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Invalid RSS Brings People Together

I’ve been reading Rob Fahrni’s weblog via his RSS feed. Since I’m using AmphetaDesk as my RSS reader — actually my modified AmphetaMailer — I recently noticed a problem with the validity of his RSS feed. In this case it was a simple matter of some unencoded characters. (AmphetaDesk in its current release is appropriately picky about RSS feeds being valid XML.) Along with a guess at Rob’s movie line of the week, I mentioned the RSS problem I found. I’ve done this several times in the past with different sites and have usually found the site author to be…

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