Patently-O E-mail Distribution Notice

Along with the 35,000 weekly Patently-O website readers, there are also about 3,500 readers who subscribe to the blog through a daily e-mailer.  Up to now, I have been using a service known as Bloglet.  Unfortunately, Bloglet has been unreliable and because it is a free service, Bloglet offers absolutely no customer service.

In light of those problems, I have switched the e-mail service from Bloglet to FeedBlitz. I will leave Bloglet running for the next couple of days (so that you get this message) and then turn it off.  You should automatically begin receiving the FeedBlitz e-mails from the e-mail address feedblitz@mail.feedblitz.com (put that in your white-list).  If there is a hitch, you can sign-up for the mailing list using the form in the upper-right corner of the blog.

Of course, if you were signed up anonymously with Bloglet, I could not transfer your account (because I don’t know who you are).  You will need to re-up using the form in the upper-right corner of the blog.

About the mailing list: Rather than sending entire posts (that are occasionally long), the e-mail only contains a snippet from each post. Html links will be provided for users to click-through to the full text articles. If you decide that you do not like getting the e-mail, it is quite easy to unsubscribe. Each daily e-mail includes an unsubscribe link, all you have to do is click on the link and your subscription will be cancelled.

I’m not going to distribute your e-mail address to anyone except for my secretary. However, I may e-mail you personally to see whether you have any suggestions for or comments on the patent blog.

2 thoughts on “Patently-O E-mail Distribution Notice

  1. PLEASE use a bigger typeface on Feedblitz! Bloglet has better looking and good size fonts; Feedblitz is very hard to read.

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