Originally Posted by gamblemom
sorry but I think its weird. I am not a very good or regular blogger but still. If you like to visit someones blog and think its something you want to share with your readers/friends, why would you need permission to link people there. If they wanted their blog to be private then they shouldn't allow un-invited guests. I don't get it. Your not stealing anything from them, if anything , you are making them more popular. I don't see how the link could hurt them.
Well, that was my understanding too. I always see people have a "Blogs that I like or read" thingy on their site. Wouldn't you think the person would be flattered?