“Formerly viewed as a marginal activity restricted to the technically savvy, blogging is slowly becoming more of a mainstream phenomenon on the Internet. Thanks to much media hype and some high profile blog sites, these online journals have captured the publicís imagination. As novice authors plunge into the thrilling world of blog publishing, they soon realize that publicly writing about oneís life and interests is not as simple as it might seem at first. As they become prolific writers, more bloggers find themselves having to deal with issues of privacy and liability. Accounts of bloggers either hurting friendsí feelings or losing jobs because of materials published on their sites are becoming more frequent.”