Technorati claims today in The New York Times 70,000 new blogs are started a day. Technorati logs, in real time, activity on 20 million blogs. A hot blog entry can forge 20 new links an hour. Some blogs during the Patrick J. Fitzgerald press conference were logging 200 new comments in 90 minutes. The competition for comments is growing more intense at the rate of 2.1 million new blogs a month!