"When I got a prominent link from a TechCrunch piece on September 30, it generated 228 hits." — Scripting News blogger Dave Winer disputes the clout of the latest A-list, Techmeme Leaderboard. (TechCrunch is No. 1 on the list, Winer No. 35.) For context, Winer once counted over 100,000 hits to Scripting News from one of Valleywag writer Paul Boutin's articles for Slate.