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Amazon launches Kindle Worlds publishing platform for fan fiction, will pay royalties to writers and rights holders

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Amazon's taken a number of steps to bring different types of content to the Kindle Store, and it's now venturing into an area that has a long history with the internet: fan fiction. The company's today announced Kindle Worlds, a new publishing platform that promises to pay writers royalties...
Amazon launches Kindle Worlds publishing platform for fan fiction, will pay royalties to writers and rights holders
Offline: the election

Netflix, Warner deal brings content to Canada

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Netflix and Warner Bros. announced today an exclusive licensing agreement that will bring some Warner Bros. serialized dramas and feature films o Netflix customers in Canada. The deal will bring content such as The Vampire Diaries, Pretty Little Liars, and more to Canadian streaming customers. More titles, such as The...
Netflix, Warner deal brings content to Canada
Who wants to go to Belize with me?

Fake Kickstarter Game Raises Worries About The Platform, But Should It?

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As Kickstarter continues to mature as a viable platform for funding creative projects, there are still audible whispers expressing concern over fraud and scams on the site. Leigh previously noted one such case, in which the internet community outted a fake game's funding attempt, detailing how that community was responsible...
Fake Kickstarter Game Raises Worries About The Platform, But Should It?

The Gulf Disaster Video That BP Doesn't Want You To See [Gulf Disaster]

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Those damn BP liars are making things even worse trying to fix the catastrophe they caused. Their efforts are turning the massive oil flood into giant underwater clouds made of corrosive particles. Here's the underwater video to prove it. More » Gulf Oil - Scuba Diving - Oil spill -...
The Gulf Disaster Video That BP Doesn't Want You To See [Gulf Disaster]

Procrastinators are liars http://bit.ly/c6mg0N #feedly

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Procrastinators are liars http://bit.ly/c6mg0N #feedly

RIAA's New War: Shutting Down The Equivalent Of Internet VCRs

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The entertainment industry just won't quit trying to kill perfectly legal technologies with substantial non-infringing uses. Back during the big legal fight over Grokster, the RIAA insisted that it had absolutely no interest in stopping technologies people used to record things. In fact, Consumer Electronics Association CEO Gary Shapiro reminded...
RIAA's New War: Shutting Down The Equivalent Of Internet VCRs

What if Hulu Really Isn't for Sale, After All?

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Asa Mathat | D: All Things Digital There are at least seven bidders for Hulu. But that doesn’t mean its TV network owners are actually going to sell it. That possibility has always existed, but it was good for Disney executive Anne Sweeney to remind us about it today, onstage...
What if Hulu Really Isn't for Sale, After All?

Men are bigger liars than women, says poll - BBC News

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Men are bigger liars than women, says poll - BBC News

Foursquare Releases “Cheater Code” To Stop People From Checking In Where They Are Not

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If you play Foursquare, having the mayorship of your favorite spot is the biggest and best thing in the game. Having someone cheat and steal your crown is downright blasphemous.So, after much to-do Foursquare is finally rolling out their “cheater code” to stop “some of the folks that are checking...
Foursquare Releases “Cheater Code” To Stop People From Checking In Where They Are Not
How charlatans and pseudo-science make us stupid
Dave McClure assaults Vancouver entrepreneurs on angels, VCs, and accelerators

New study indicates that teens are liars, parents morons when it comes to online porn

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Let’s see if this trips your BS sensor: according to a new study, executed by McAfee, 32% of teenaged folk in the United States have watched pornography online. You’re laughing, right? I thought so.  The study has an even better number to report, however. Ready? Here goes: only 12% of...
New study indicates that teens are liars, parents morons when it comes to online porn

Now We Must 'Pledge Allegiance' To Apple Or Google To Stay Safe

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As we all buy smartphones and use the cloud, we are doing something that's never been done before: trusting a few big IT companies with our lives.  That's not necessarily in our best interest, but we have no choice. So says world-famous security expert Bruce Schneier. Schneier's latest book, "Liars...
Now We Must 'Pledge Allegiance' To Apple Or Google To Stay Safe

Leaders Make Better Liars

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According to new research: The researchers found that subjects assigned leadership roles were buffered from the negative effects of lying. Across all measures, the high-power liars -- the leaders -- resembled truthtellers, showing no evidence of cortisol reactivity (which signals stress), cognitive impairment or feeling bad. In contrast, low-power liars...
Leaders Make Better Liars

Men are such liars, even more than women

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Men are such liars, even more than women

Liars, Rejoice! You're No Longer Breaking a Rhode Island Law

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Until this month, the state barred you from "transmitting false data." But that gets tricky now that "data" can mean "protected speech."...
Liars, Rejoice! You're No Longer Breaking a Rhode Island Law

Southern Poverty Law Center: Liars Ca$hing in

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Southern Poverty Law Center: Liars Ca$hing in

Online Dating Liars: Why They Do It

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Online Dating Liars: Why They Do It

Hiring Programmers: Screening Out Liars and Duds

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Every entrepreneur will tell you that recruiting the right candidate is important. While startups are constantly trying to find programmers that mesh well with their culture, team and work-style, one article suggests that companies still struggle finding candidates that know how to program at all. Jeff Atwood published a post...
Hiring Programmers: Screening Out Liars and Duds
The stars are liars: How Twitter outs celebrity smartphone shills

In Rhode Island, lying online is no longer a crime

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Rhode Island state law makers voted this month to repeal an obscure 1989 law that forbid spreading untruths online, and punished scoff-laws with a misdemeanor charge and a $500 fine. The law was enacted to stop scammers and con artists from preying on the denizens of the newly-founded Web. But...
In Rhode Island, lying online is no longer a crime

Amazon to pay royalties for fan fiction in new 'Kindle Worlds' program

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Ready to write some fan fic? Amazon may have some money for you. The company says it will license rights to popular books, games, movies and other content to let independent authors write their own stories based on those worlds, and receive royalties from sales of their fan fiction through...
Amazon to pay royalties for fan fiction in new 'Kindle Worlds' program

A tour of Liars' bookshelves http://cli.gs/J28G0 (via @factmagazine)

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A tour of Liars' bookshelves http://cli.gs/J28G0 (via @factmagazine)
Survey Finds 36 Percent of Americans Don't Watch Porn (And Are Total Liars)
Amazon introduces 'Kindle Worlds' for... selling fanfiction?

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

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This week's "most insightful" winner has one of the highest vote counts I can remember. Running away with first place is Mike C.'s comment in response to Hollywood unions calling SOPA opponents hackers and liars and then saying it hopes that any further discussion has a conciliatory tone: Is it...
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt
Keen On... Ryan Holiday: Confessions Of A Media Manipulator [TCTV]

Current Google Employee Blasts Management, Says 20% Time Is Dead (GOOG)

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A Google engineer is blasting the company's management, and accusing it of abandoning "20 percent time." Googlers are supposed to get 20 percent time to work on a personal project, like a new app or something entrepreneurial. It's supposed to keep its employees excited and keep them from burning...
Current Google Employee Blasts Management, Says 20% Time Is Dead (GOOG)
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