Sandy takes out Gawker, Huffpo other sites

Sandy takes out Gawker, Huffpo other sites

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New Not everyone’s data centers were ready for Hurricane Sandy. Several major media sites — Buzzfeed, Gawker, Huffington Post — took major hits early Monday evening eastern time. The problems were all attributed to massive storm, which made landfall near Atlantic City, N.J. at around 8 p.m. local time. Gawker is...
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Yahoo Is The Latest To Ignore Microsoft's Do Not Track Default In IE10 [TODAY'S AD BRIEF]

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Prominent advertisers from P&G to Walmart have been particularly vocal about their disdain for Microsoft's anticipated "do not track" (DNT) function for Internet Explorer 10. Yahoo is the latest to say that it will officially not recognize IE10's default DNT setting. The company's blog post explains, "Ultimately, we believe that DNT must map to user...
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(Photo: ByronCrawford.com) Earlier this afternoon, Byron Crawford, founder of the hip hop blog The Mindset of a Champion, posted what he claims are screenshots of a private chatroom for editors of Rap Genius, a website that crowd-sources explanations for rap lyrics. The images show two Rap Genius editors posting incredibly offensive...
Rap Genius Cofounders Dismiss Concerns Over Racist Content in Editor Chat Rooms

Watch Reddit's Biggest Troll Defend Himself

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Michael Brutsch, a 49-year-old man who posted on Reddit under the name Violentacrez until Gawker's Adrian Chen outed him, went on Anderson Cooper 360 to defend himself on camera for the first time. Brutsch's Reddit persona became famous for creating offensive subreddits, most notably r/jailbait. It was Brutsch's masterwork,...
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pandodaily.com
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www.guardian.co.uk
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Outing online sexual predators is a sensationalist stopgap | Sady Doyle

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Gawker and Anonymous exposing individuals is one thing - but can we change the culture in which such behaviour is tolerated?Last week, Gawker's Adrian Chen published a story claiming to unmask "The biggest troll on the web." It's hard to believe that anyone can objectively determine the winner of that...
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www.guardian.co.uk
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Reddit user Violentacrez fired from job after Gawker exposé
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