The Twitter account @ioc isn't, in fact, owned by the International Olympic Committee. It's the feed for the Open Institute of Catalonia. So much anti-Olympic bile is being wasted.
The Olympics are irrevocably broken. The streaming is a mess, the time delay is inexcusable, and the IOC is doing its best to make sure no one even talks about the darned event. The athletes deserve more.
The pants meme is strong in this episode -- so strong we can't even pinpoint it to a certain topic. Google Buzz is pants, Microsoft may have no pants on, and the IOC is trying to sue the pants off everyone under the sun. And Molly will not be wearing pants to BOL's SXSW meetup. Find out why in the show. --Molly
The pants meme is strong in this episode -- so strong we can't even pinpoint it to a certain topic. Google Buzz is pants, Microsoft may have no pants on, and the IOC is trying to sue the pants off everyone under the sun. And Molly will not be wearing pant
IOC president applauds organization of Summer Games, says there was no deal with Chinese government to restrict journalists' Internet access.
A senior IOC official admits that committee members had cut a deal to let the Chinese government block sensitive Web sites, despite earlier assurances to the contrary.
There's no way we'd bait the IOC like that, knowing how notoriously aggressive they are about controlling their content. They hardly want anyone to see it. That's why it's all Vista only this year.
Beijing is notorious for the limits it places on who sees what on the Web. Ahead of this summer's games there, the IOC wants to ensure that journalists aren't hemmed in.
The English-language China blogosphere is crowded, interconnected, and decidedly lacking in jocks. All the more reason to see what Olympic athletes have to say about their experience in China this summer. Luckily, the IOC, after forbidding athlete bloggin