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Digg != Ubuntu?

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***UPDATE*** Well, we have our answer to the question at the end of this article: this story lasted all of about 12 hours on digg.com before being unceremoniously buried…

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Is “Ubuntu” a dirty word on popular site digg.com? After a pair of my articles were submitted, I checked the stories at the Digg site and noticed a user had voted to bury both of them. The comments indicated the inclusion of the term “Ubuntu” was deemed spam by this user, and served as the reason for the bury vote.

I left a comment in response but received no reply, so visited the user’s profile. Here’s what I found:

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Written by westcoastsuccess

March 29, 2008 at 4:26 pm

Posted in Ubuntu/Linux

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