248727 story Google News Allowing Story Participants To Comment 100 Posted by kdawson on Thursday August 09, 2007 @11:36AM from the starting-at-web-1.0 dept. Jamie found this analysis of Google News's foray into community commentary. They are starting it off by only allowing people involved with the story to comment — and participants must first be authenticated by email. The article rounds up other bloggers' views on the game-changing nature, and the possible dangers to Google, of this new feature. Here is a sample of comments to a Google News story.