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  1. #1 Digg has sold out to Microsoft...? 
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    <div class='quotetop'></div><div class='quotemain'>[07-25-2007 06:26 PM] Zayne.H: Digg has sold out to Microsoft.</div>

    What happened? :eyepop:
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  2. #2 Digg has sold out to Microsoft...? 
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    Digg now has ads from Microsoft. But, Microsoft has the ability to control what ads can be shown (Meaning full advertisement control) and Microsoft can now fill digg with any ad it wants and Microsoft will probably use that power to change frontpage stories being critical of it to good ones about them, and delete any Pro- Apple/ Linux stories to Anti-Linux/ Apple stories. This has happened to many other websites with the same deal and it is basically selling out their rights of being a democratic website with minimal moderation from a third party.
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  3. #3 Digg has sold out to Microsoft...? 
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    how do you know MS bought it? where' an articale on this? anyone can ad msn ads on their sites.. it's like google ads.
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  4. #4 Digg has sold out to Microsoft...? 
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    No, Microsoft didn't buy digg. It has pretty much sold itself over to Microsoft since now Microsoft can control ad content and soon frontpage stories. It's not MSN ads, it's real MICROSOFT ADS. I was talking about how Digg sold out it's whole apple/ Linux fanbase since our stories will be now filled with Pro- Microsoft stories since Microsoft can say" This story seems like an Ad for Apple, and we want it removed"
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    i guess MSN gave them more money or benefits than google did...
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    No, NOT MSN. Not their Ad service. The whole Microsoft advertisement department (Annoying Zune ads, Annoying "Wow starts now" ads and other MICROSOFT PRODUCTS) not just MSN, but products from Microsoft. Nothing do do with Google or MSN.
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    Wow, this is a surprise. Digg isn't really known to be a site of a million MS fans either.
    Are you sure they'll actually be able to request the deletion of articles? If so, that's pathetic! And something will probably eventually replace Digg in that case.
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    Yes Microsoft and their partners will ask digg to delete a story if it "
    Breaks the deal" they have.

    http://digg.com/microsoft/Jay_Adelson_Micr...ve_cutting_edge


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    Yes Microsoft and their partners will ask digg to delete a story if it "
    Breaks the deal" they have.
    http:/ /digg.com/microsoft/Jay_Adelson_Microsoft_is_young_innovative_cutting_ edge
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