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Thursday, January 04, 2007

Best Blogfights of 2006

The blogosphere has been a very busy place in 2006. When bloggers weren't busy taking cash bribes or collecting free laptops courtesy of Microsoft, they spent 2006 pissing in the link pool. Here's wired's look back at the blogosphere's best arguments, attacks, slights and scrums from the past year.

Blogging is driven largely by raw emotion. When a blogger goes on an opinionated tirade about one topic or another, it's often an honest emotional reaction rather than anything malicious. But whatever the motivation behind them, the heated missives often ignite furious debates, played out in public, complete with contradictory Alexa charts and Technorati rank data served up as evidence.

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