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The DMOZ Ship Has Sailed
October 10, 2006

LinkMoses loves him some DMOZ, and his alter ego is a 6 year category editor, but...

If a man with as much knowledge and expertise as Foster Coburn can't be an editor for this category, then In The Name of All Things Holy, nobody can, and curses upon the stupid DMOZ "become an editor" gauntlet. C'mon DMOZ, Foster is the EXACT type of person you should be thankful to get, is exactly the type of editor who will keep DMOZ from becoming obsolete, and you would be lucky to have him.

Instead of screaming conflict where it doesn't exist, you should scream Hallelujah! 

So get your act together DMOZ before you don't matter.  You had it all, and got too picky.  Now you are like the Titanic.  You have a chance to alter your course before you hit the berg.  What are you going to do?

Eric Ward, aka LinkMoses
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Eric Ward founded the first Web-based virtual public relations and web promotion services, called NetPOST and URLwire, in 1994. Eric’s company was hired by Jeff Bezos to be the publicist for the debut of Amazon.com Books. Eric now helps companies generate links, publicity and online buzz for their Web content, offering training, seminars, and tools to teach appropriate tactics for online publicity. In addition, Eric writes the LinkWeek column for industry news site SearchEngineLand.com, and writes or has written for Web Marketing Today, ClickZ, MarketingProfs, and Ad Age Magazine. Eric is a 4-star speaker at web industry conferences including SES - Search Engine Strategies, The AMA, DMA, and PubCon. Eric’s client list includes PBS.org, WarnerBros, The Discovery Channel, National Geographic, The New York Times, TVGuide, and Weather.com.  Eric resides in Knoxville, TN with wife Melissa and boys Noah and Abram.
 
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