Sometimes, the strange and often lonely people who lurk on the Web do some good.
It isn't always by accident.
Many over the last 24 hours have been entranced by the tale of cartoonist Matthew Inman, the man behind The Oatmeal.
A year ago, he was rather upset when a site called FunnyJunk allegedly co-opted much of his work without actually paying him for it.
At the time, he wrote a very poignant blog post about it. The facts appeared troubling. Inman claimed that none of the material on FunnyJunk belonged to the site. The owner of FunnyJunk allegedly … Read more