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Not to get on a rant against lawyers or anything (see previous post about Avvo being sued), but I couldn't help mentioning the little brouhaha Dell got into recently with the Consumerist blog, after a lawyer for the company company wrote the website an email asking them to take down one of their posts --…

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So Dell has given some more details on its plan to fulfill one of the top 10 wishes of the people who submitted ideas to its Digg-style IdeaStorm site: It's going to start shipping Dells that have the Ubuntu flavour of Linux preloaded on them. Regardless of what you think of the move, I think…

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I think it's great that Dell has come out with IdeaStorm, a suggestion site inspired by Digg (and that inspiration is explicily admitted on the site, unlike Yahoo's recently launched suggestion sites, which caused such a ruckus because they were supposedly a "ripoff" of Digg). And like Rob Hyndman, I think the name is great…

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Just for the record, I think it's great when a company has some fun with things, shakes things up a bit, lets its hair down (fill in your favourite metaphor here). But at the same time, I think a company with some image problems -- like say... oh, I don't know, like Dell, for example…

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I stayed out of the recent fuss over Dell's entry into the blogosphere, partly because I was tied up with other things and partly because it turned into kind of a pile-on, as my friend Rob Hyndman pointed out. Jeff Jarvis did kind of jump all over the company when it first appeared, and Steve…

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