Dispute exposes bitter power struggle behind Web logs

My spin: Web logs (blogs) are WONDERFUL and I use one (Blogger’s tool) to update this space. RSS – enabling other web sites to syndicate your news are even better. And, yes I offer an RSS feed for my news also.
However Cnet writes about a rumbling in the halls of blog world, which makes geeky but interesting reading.

Cnet News Clip: As commercial interests have increasingly dominated the Internet, Web logs have come to represent a bastion of individual expression and pure democracy for millions of bloggers.
So it should come as little surprise that a technology behind blogs–online chronicles of personal, creative and organizational life–has manifested the kind of bitter fight for control that is inevitable in any truly democratic institution.(full story)