Digg, Give Script Users a Second Chance

Digg.comAfter the first round of bannings, I made a bet with MikeonTV.  He said that, despite Digg saying that the bans were permanent, that they would get it all straightened out and give them a second chance if they sent an email saying they wouldn’t break the rules any more and would delete all scripts from their computer.  My thought was that Digg does not go back on their “word” when it comes to these types of issues (even though they have gone back on their word on other issues, but that’s not for this post) and nobody would be given a second chance whether they deserved it or not.

Sadly, I was right.

Most everyone knows the history.  This post is really for Digg to (hopefully) read. (more…)

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Spoof about Digg: Money and Bannings, The Future of Digg

Kevin and JayWhen my wife brought this to my attention, she was worried.  She noticed that some of our friends were on the list of upcoming bannings and thought we should warn them.

The sad part is not that she did not recognize it as a spoof.  The sad part is that it COULD HAVE BEEN TRUE.  With the eratic behavior that Digg and its upper management have been displaying of late, there is no telling what they might try to pull next.  Zaibatsu – gone.  FameMoney – gone.  DiggBoss – gone.  Countless others – gone, gone, gone. (more…)

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