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News Content Provider making rounds

 7:25 pm on Aug 16, 2000 (gmt 0)

Like Isyndicate, Streaming Media, and ScreamingMedia before it, [YellowBrix.com] is hard on the promotion band wagon. Between phonecalls, emails, and snail mail, I've been hit by them 4 times this week.



 7:59 pm on Aug 16, 2000 (gmt 0)

Geez, just how many newsfeeds can the world tolerate? Pretty soon, they'll be a dedicated one for every site. <mini-rant>And, the stories are so redundant, the other day 7 of your top 11 slots over on SEW were the same story about Yahoo, each from a different zine, but all written from the same root.</mini-rant>


 4:30 am on Aug 17, 2000 (gmt 0)

Ya, I started spidering 20 more news sites and I've yet to figure out a system where I could detect the duplicate stories. They change the headlines and sources slightly so it is tough to script.

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