synoniem writes "Last year I did not read Slashdot at a regular basis so I did not bother to login either. Naturally you cannot moderate when you not logged in but reading at irregular intervals does not give you much chance to get points anyway. And to be honest I do not care much about what other readers have to tell. I can read the article myself and only read comments when I have time for them (not often). Lately I am getting bored by the nag screens about subscribe or log in for the moderation system to work or
/. is powered by your submissions.
If this is true then it is about time to change the moderation system and the powering of /. Why not choose a team of moderators to do the moderation? And a large number of bloggers to choose submissions from? To keep it short is it not time for a change?"