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PostHeaderIcon The Tale of the Fail Whale

If you use Twitter, you know what the Fail Whale is. He’s been surfacing a lot this week, so I thought it was a good time to mention him. If you don’t know who/what the Fail Whale is, it’s okay, this great article from ReadWriteWeb explains all about it.

I love the story behind the Fail Whale. In an era where we all have CopyScape buttons on our web pages and an attorney on retainer to fight content theft, it shows how web-based communities can band together to do right by the artists who create the media found and enjoyed on the web. You gotta admit, that is much better than the usual exploitation stories.

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