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Last week Matt Cutts made a post about how to connect your Linux computer to a Wii balance board using Bluetooth. This post happened to make the Digg homepage, however what was really interesting is the way he did it, which has exposed an exploitable hole in Digg.
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from neyne 1978 Days ago #
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perceptive fella mr michael gray

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from socialjest404 1978 Days ago #
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nothing new under the western horizon... and not calling names either..some sites grew big doing lol

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from MattCutts 1977 Days ago #
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Michael closed comments on his blog, so I’ll leave the comment over here.<div></div><div></div><div>I certainly didn’t intend to probe Digg’s url handling or do anything untoward on Digg. The simple explanation is that I was planning to move my blog back to mattcutts.com this weekend (which I did). So I submitted the url where I knew the permalink would be in a few days. All my blog content is back on mattcutts.com now, so it made sense to me to submit using the link where the article would be by the end of the weekend.</div><div></div><div></div><div>As far as how Digg handles urls or redirects (esp. with the Diggbar) that’s their code. I can see pros and cons to handling redirects on Digg in different ways.</div>

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from JadedTLC 1977 Days ago #
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Digg - If only you were honest...

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from danabbamont 1977 Days ago #
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Print publications essentially selling parasite hosting? Forbes anyone? It was them right?And Digg does a good job. A certain level of obscurity is necessary in any social media vehicle that can come remotely close to getting gamed. Build up a bunch of karma on accounts and experiment with domains on reddit and you’ll find some fun tricks but in the end it keeps most of the spam away.

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from streko 1977 Days ago #
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Whats digg?

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from joehall 1977 Days ago #
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@streko I think its a social network for archaeologists.

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