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[Nettime-bold] Re: <nettime> im-ur????? who are they?
David Irving on 9 Feb 2001 21:34:55 -0000


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[Nettime-bold] Re: <nettime> im-ur????? who are they?


I actually went and had a look at this - it's crap. A bit like 'National
Enquirer', but without the  unifying theme or philosophy.

"J.M.G" wrote:

> http://www.im-ur.com/
> Can someone tell me who these people are? They claim to be  "quickly on its
> way to becoming 'The Daily Newspaper of the Web.'"
>
> More blurb in an unsolicited and unexpected e-mail to me by their associate
> editor, Troy Turner:
>
> "im-ur has revolutionized the concept of the media on the web by creating a
> newspaper that is written by its users. The New York Times wrote, 'Few
> challenge the status quo as much as im-ur.com.' im-ur represents the
> ultimate in freedom of speech and democracy....Incidentally, we are giving
> away $500 every month to the person whose article attracts the most
> readers."
>
> Sounds suspect.
>
> j
>
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