Wired editor puts the hit out

Chris Anderson, editor in chief of Wired Magazine and overall famous Internet dude, is fed up with PR people sending him pitches that have...

Chris Anderson, editor in chief of Wired Magazine and overall famous Internet dude, is fed up with PR people sending him pitches that have nothing to do with him. So he blacklisted everyone who did it for an entire month, and posted all of their e-mail addresses on his blog!

While the tone of the comments is halfway between admiration (from some journalists and enlightened PR people) and whining dismay over the fact that an e-mail address is-- ohmigod-- published on the Internet (from less enlightened PR people), I have to applaud this move. Let the hard rain of shame wash away your sins, spamming PR agencies.

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