A Great Lesson
The unfortunate resurgence of the Towner/Ridgway silliness holds an important lesson for all of us. When you publish to the Internet, you'd better be sure of what you are doing. Because it can't be undone. RSS feed readers trap and hold posts independent of their original site. Services like GOOGLE take pictures of every web page. And finally, email comment notification puts blog comments into an email inbox where they sit even after their author tries to delete them. Here's a great example. Perhaps Mark Towner recognizes this post.