There are many uses for a blog as I've begun to find out. However, using (bogus) blogs to infect visitor's machines with spyware is new to me:
BOGUS BLOGS SNARE FRESH VICTIMS - BBC NEWS
It's nice to know when you are unappreciated, especially in your own country. Apparently, workers about to be paid off at MG Rover could find themselves in demand down under. Every cloud has a silver lining?
AUSTRALIAN HOPE FOR ROVER VICTIMS - BBC NEWS
On a much lighter note, all you bloggers out there who blog whilst on work time could be helping themselves to the equivalent of one weeks paid holiday. It's called 'skiving' here, but it's nice to know that workers can still be creative (and devious) with their time spent at work, particularly in an era characterised by surveillance, monitoring and corporate culture programmes
DESKSIDE SKIVING ADDS UP TO SEVEN DAYS HOLIDAY A YEAR - PERSONNEL TODAY
Finally, I came across some interesting (academic) writing on blogs. It's from the University of Minnesota and can be accessed from
INTO THE BLOGOSPHERE - UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA