Brains, boobs and no balls: Banning Facebook doesn’t solve anything.

The Independent reports today that following ETC CEO Philip Rizzo’s blatantly sexist comments on Facebook directed at one of his managers he has banned Facebook use “for senior management”. The reason apparently is that according to Minister Bartolo: he is not a sexist person and that he respects his colleagues and, in fact, I think […]

To My Girlfriends: How to be an Independent Woman in a Relationship

Originally posted on When I Have Time by Sara Rosso:
I’ve been lucky to have great girlfriends in my life, many of whom have been in relationships now for a decade or more, or several relationships across?several decades. They’re married, single, divorced, single mothers, married with children, married never wanting children, living with their partners,…

Celebrating 10 Years of WordPress.com & Automattic

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
This year marks the 10th birthday of WordPress.com and our parent company, Automattic. We are proud to have served this community of millions: from writers, photographers, artists, and small and large publishers, to business owners and entrepreneurs. A quick bit of history: WordPress itself started as an open…

Freedom of Speech at WordPress.com

The folks at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) publish reports evaluating the privacy practices of various internet companies. WordPress.com received a perfect 5 on 5 score in their annual Who Has Your Back report as well as a perfect 5 on 5 score on the Intellectual Property Who Has Your Back report. We also note that some services have gone above and beyond the evaluation […]