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cinch.blogtalkradio.com improved

Wednesday, March 05, 2008 by Dave Winer.

Okay the number one complaint about the wonderfully simple Cinch service from BlogTalkRadio was that your feed has your phone number in it.  Permalink to this paragraph

So... Permalink to this paragraph

Now they've added a simple registration feature that allows you to give it a new name and hide your phone number. Permalink to this paragraph

I changed my feed to: Permalink to this paragraph

http://cinch.blogtalkradio.com/dave  Permalink to this paragraph

You can listen to my first podcast under the new regime. Permalink to this paragraph

Enjoy! Permalink to this paragraph


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A picture named dave.jpgDave Winer, 53, pioneered the development of weblogs, syndication (RSS), podcasting, outlining, and web content management software; former contributing editor at Wired Magazine, research fellow at Harvard Law School, entrepreneur, and investor in web media companies. A native New Yorker, he received a Master's in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, a Bachelor's in Mathematics from Tulane University and currently lives in Berkeley, California.

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