Friday, August 06, 2004 & The Power of Slashdot

Well, it looks like the Slashdot article did it. Because of thousands of slashdotters the book "" had extremely negative reviews at the major book sellers' websites and untold numbers of angry e-mails went to Ms. Tarbox and Penguin Puttnam. Under this pressure, Penguin Puttnam has finally caved and done the right thing, 4 years late. Read PP's press release here: Plume Re-titles Book by Katie Tarbox "A Girl's Life Online." (PDF) Plume is the Penguin Puttnam division currently publishing this book. Read also: My post about this from yesterday. The Slashdot article covering the rename. Katie Jone's response to this. Katie Tarbox's announcement.


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