[FoRK] Blog advice wanted

mikeiscool < michaelslists at gmail.com > on > Sun Jun 25 00:05:06 PDT 2006

On 6/25/06, Corinna <corinna.schultz at gmail.com> wrote:
> I would like to have a blog just for my own use as a journal. I don't want to
> host it myself, and I don't want to pay for it.
>
> I looked at blogger and they show you how to make your blog not get picked up by
> indexers. They also allow you to exclude your blog from their public list. But
> if someone knows your URL, they'll be able to read your blog. Wordpress is
> similar. I would like to avoid the obnoxiousness of myspace...
>
> I wondering if those two measure are enough to ensure privacy. I'm only wanting
> particular people not to know what I'm writing. I don't really care if perfect
> strangers read my stuff (they probably would not find it interesting anyway!).
> It wouldn't be the end of the world if one of those people stumbled on my blog
> (it's not like I'll lose my job or my kids will get taken away!), but it would
> be a real nuisance, so I want to be careful. I guess I should pick a non-obvious
> URL? Q2hg6TR_y.blogger.com is not easily guessable...
>
> Do you think Blogger would be ok for my purposes? Do you know of a free blog
> service that provides complete privacy?

to answer this question directly, you may look at this site:
 - http://pbwiki.com/

it'll give you a password-protected wiki (not quite a blog, but..) for free.

-- mic

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