I have a fervent wish that the power of the internet can be fully utilized to create good in this world. Its ability to draw people together for a common goal is already happening in a multitude of ways.
The blogging community is a prime example with its interactivity, social networking, commenting and web rings,. The resulting RSS feeds create constantly updated web content.
Sites which include blogging features are developing to support charities and create mutual support (eg Care2, an online community for people who 'want to make a difference'and Careplace, a mutual support community.
Bloggers have the power to get their message through quickly and widely and I believe we should use this ability much more for the common good. For this reason, I am posting the following message about the British 4 yr old , Madeleine McCann, who was abducted in Portugal on May 3rd: