More Civil, Less Disobedient?

Protesters planning to demonstrate during President Bush’s visit to Santa Fe this weekend can make a reservation with Santa Fe police ahead of time for their arrest.

“Should a person choose to be arrested in order to make their statement, we can arrange that upfront,” said Police Chief Beverly Lennen.

By reserving arrest times, Lennen believes people can avoid getting hurt because authorities won’t be caught off guard. Santa Fe New Mexican [via dangerousmeta]


Google-Based Weblog Searching:

‘Google is to create a search tool specifically for weblogs, most likely giving material generated by the self-publishing tools its own tab.


It isn’t clear if weblogs will be removed from the main search results, but precedent suggests they will be. After Google acquired Usenet groups from Deja.com, it developed a unique user interface and a refined search engine, and removed the groups from the main index.’ The Register