Wired.com> After a full day of weaving carpets, a group of Bosnian women gather for a coffee break. They crowd around a table — sometimes crying, sometimes giggling like young girls — and read each other’s fortunes in the patterns of dregs in their cups.
The BBC Online has an excellent piece on UK Labour MP Tom Watson’s blog and the reaction it is getting. Blogging is growing in the political world and it is interesting to see the effects it is having throught out the world
USA Today reports on the conundrum at Microsoft between free speech and company control with a growing number of employees joining the blogosphere
The Online Journalism Review has posted an article arguing against the wide spread interpretation of a recent US judicial finding that was reported in the Blogosphere (including The Blog Herald) as providing libel protection for Bloggers. The article is a must read for bloggers commenting on public figures or engaging in potentially libellous comment as it concludes that the finding only protects third party content repeated on a blog or other online forum.
Freereupblic via Blogolution via the Wall Street Journals Opinion Journal have managed to have a photo withdrawn from the website of would-be 2008 US Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton which shows Hillary standing in front of a sign saying “Religion is Immoral” as featured to the left, demonstrating once again the growing influence of the Blogosphere to shape politics and politicians.