Better Bibles Blog shares host with porn purveyors
Shocking headline, isn't it?!? But it's true. Blogger is one of the worst sites on the web for publishing filth. You might not realize that right next door to BBB are all sorts of salacious sites. Should that bring down Wayne and the founders of this blog? I don't think so. It's an uncomfortable truth of the Internet that squeaky clean blogs like this one share the turf with a lot of trash. We as the readers are invited to use discernment and discretion (they're not the same thing) and monitor our own viewing.
On Saturday I threw out a quick piece on my Lingamish blog about the American Bible Society's flub-up. According to reports, ABS hired an enterprise to handle its Web operations only to discover later (thanks to the NYT) that the company was also managing Internet porn sites. The whole fiasco raises a lot of questions but I for one am reluctant to cast stones at ABS on this one. Dig a little and you'll find dirt anywhere you look. We'll see in time if the ABS mucky-mucks made an honest mistake or turned a blind eye to the baddies. I'm rather more upset with the fact that the two honchos that were suspended were raking in a combined income of almost $1,000,000. Dude, I could really use some juice like that. I think I might have to send my resume to New York.
Here are lots of links on this affair:
- May 23: good links to NYT and ABS
- May 20: The ABS statement