The The Register reports that NewBay Software, a Dublin-based start-up is going to offer software to mobile operators that will enable mobile phone users to create and maintain Weblogs or “blogs” using only their phones.
Now while this is a fantastic marketing angle, not being a lawyer, I can only imagine the privacy issues. Certainly, it will add a whole new level of excitement to blogging to instantly post pictures of the latest train derailment, but what about the relatives of the expired? Or the face of the 3 year old of us parents who’d rather not put such images in the hands of potential abductors?
Though when its all said and done, I suspect all we’ll really get is more pictures of cats – either that, people trying to “create” news. Ugh, here’s one time where I’d rather not imagine the possibilities.