I had promised myself to stay out of this, but Elliotte Rusty Harold’s post “Blogger’s Code of Boring Irrelevance” is too great not to link to:
Tim O’Reilly is pushing a Bloggers’ Code of Conduct. Frankly this whole idea is bad, but what he proposes goes so far beyond anything I imagined I find it hard to believe. If adopted, it would eviscerate the blogosphere and censor millions of voices. Fortunately it won’t be adopted. Let’s see why.