- offensive language
- hate posting
The article scanned 614 blogs that were chosen randomly and states:
According to Scansafe's Monthly Global Threat Report for March 2007, a surprisingly high percentage of the Internet's blog sites-- up to 80 percent-- contain "offensive" content, with six percent hosting active malware.
Then again, the study only looked for a single post -- which could also be a comment -- to deem these sites offensive.
To be added to the list of those deemed potentially offensive within a business context, a site merely had to contain a single post containing profanity, or worse.
But the word "China" is as prevalent as some of the most offensive words in the English language:
"There were as many blogs with the 'F-word' as the word 'China'", said ScanSafe's Dan Nadir.
Oops. What does that really say about us bloggers? :)
At the end of the day, Brett mentions that the important lesson to take from this is to be aware of this in corporate environments. I'd definitely agree.
Discussion continues at WebmasterWorld.