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We’ll Handle Google And Apple, Mr. President; You Worry About SOPA, PCFIPA, ACTA, And Big Media
Is Mega using a script to block third-party link-aggregating sites?
The 3 best tweets from Obama's Twitter town hall

Steve Jobs, Eric Schmidt and Mark Zuckerberg to Meet President Obama Today (Updated)

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What do you think Mr President is after? One of the fancy new Facebook phones for the wife? Angry Birds advice? Or something dull to do with privacy and/or wireless spectrums? More »...
Steve Jobs, Eric Schmidt and Mark Zuckerberg to Meet President Obama Today (Updated)

All due respect, Mr. President, calling Congress our guardians doesn't inspire confidence

thenextweb.com
President Obama just wrapped up what could at best be described as a flat press conference, appearing more annoyed than contrite. His message was slightly muddled throughout, meandering between explanation, context, and self-defense. Before we can correctly form an opinion about the President’s response and the programs that he has...
All due respect, Mr. President, calling Congress our guardians doesn't inspire confidence
Senate passes Internet sales tax in final vote, 69-27

Obama says patent trolls "hijack" and "extort;" So do something, Mr. President

gigaom.com
GigaOM’s regular readers are familiar with the plague of patent trolls. These are shell companies that don’t make anything but instead amass old patents in order to demand licensing fees from those that do. Startups are frequent targets for the trolls and those who resist are dragged into multimillion dollar...
Obama says patent trolls "hijack" and "extort;" So do something, Mr. President

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

thedailywhat: First Look of the Day: Daniel Day-Lewis channels...

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thedailywhat: First Look of the Day: Daniel Day-Lewis channels the Great Emancipator for Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, in theaters November 9 -- just in time for awards season. Entertainment Weekly offers a peek on set: There are numerous reports about Day-Lewis attempting to fully immerse himself in the mindset of someone who lived during the...
thedailywhat: First Look of the Day: Daniel Day-Lewis channels...

I love the President's strategy... Call the GOP out early, and often, on their misleading rhetoric. As far as I can tell, rhetoric is their only weapon. They have NO solutions or new ideas. Keep putting the pressure on, Mr. President!

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I love the President's strategy... Call the GOP out early, and often, on their misleading rhetoric. As far as I can tell, rhetoric is their only weapon. They have NO solutions or new ideas. Keep putting the pressure on, Mr. President!

No seriously, Romney -- stop comparing Tesla and Fisker to Solyndra

pandodaily.com
For the second time in three presidential debates, Mitt Romney namedropped electric vehicle manufacturers Tesla Motors and Fisker Automotive in criticizing loans made to green-tech companies under President Obama. While he didn’t refer to the companies as “losers” like he did during the first debate, Romney clearly isn’t thrilled...
No seriously, Romney -- stop comparing Tesla and Fisker to Solyndra
Kim Dotcom ups the heat on Obama with launch of Kim.com website [video]

Here's John McCain's Cable-Destroying Legislation

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John McCain is actually working on something people really want to see happen -- blowing up the cable industry's expensive bundles of channels. He's introducing legislation that would make it easier for consumers to pick their channels. We have the actual bill embedded in this post as well as his...
Here's John McCain's Cable-Destroying Legislation

President Obama Chats About Kim Dotcom

torrentfreak.com
President Obama arrived at the East Asia Summit in Cambodia yesterday to discuss key issues with other world leaders. While the criminal case against Megaupload and Kim Dotcom are not listed on the agenda, the topic was brought up in a private discussion Obama had with New Zealand Prime Minister...
President Obama Chats About Kim Dotcom

Preemptive Cyber Strikes Doctrine: Expect More Stuxnets

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Srs cyber bsns. (Photo: Wikimedia) With cyber attacks whistling by at an ever-increasing clip, it’s not surprising that the Obama administration is hard at work nailing down how to respond. The policies will remain hush-hush once they’re finalized, but the New York Times (which previously connected the president to the deployment...
Preemptive Cyber Strikes Doctrine: Expect More Stuxnets

Mr. President, Here's A Tax Plan To Build A Whole New Class Of Investors

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If President Obama were to accomplish one thing in his next term, it should be to lower significantly the unemployment rate. At a current 7.8% (according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics) roughly 12.2 million people in the U.S. are without jobs. The economy matters. People are happy when...
Mr. President, Here's A Tax Plan To Build A Whole New Class Of Investors

GIF creator: It's a soft 'g', Mr. President

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Steve Wilhite, the man who created the GIF, is miffed that anyone -- be it the Oxford English Dictionary or the White House -- should imagine it's not pronounced like "jiffy." [Read more]...
GIF creator: It's a soft 'g', Mr. President

Move Over, Barack: Michelle Obama is Now On Pinterest

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(Photo: Pinterest) Back in March, we reported that POTUS himself had joined the ranks of Pinterest users, posting photos of First Dog Bo and the Obama family chili recipe. Well, Mr. President had his three months in the sun–now, it’s time for the First Lady to hop onto the Pinterest...
Move Over, Barack: Michelle Obama is Now On Pinterest

PandoHouse Rock: Reddit, Explained

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The social link-sharing site Reddit has been hugely influential in driving discussions (and Web traffic) since shortly after its debut in 2005. But only recently has it infiltrated the mainstream media. Part of that exposure was due to its wildly popular “Ask Me Anything” series which hit its peak...
PandoHouse Rock: Reddit, Explained

'hey guys - this is barack': Obama Holds Chillaxed Fiscal Cliff Twitter Q&A

techcrunch.com
hey guys - this is barack. ready to answer your questions on fiscal cliff & #my2k. Let's get started. -bo— The White House (@whitehouse) December 03, 2012 The world’s most powerful man went to Twitter to promote his plan to avoid the so-called ‘fiscal cliff‘ of impending tax hikes. If...
'hey guys - this is barack': Obama Holds Chillaxed Fiscal Cliff Twitter Q&A

Barack Obama Thinks The Mustang GT500 Is "Sick" [Barack Obama]

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President Barack Obama took time out from watching the Republican field eviscerate each other in Florida to visit the Washington D.C. Auto Show. He sat in roughly six cars, but seemed to focus on the 2013 Shelby GT500, which he apparently called "sick." Right on, Mr. President. More »...
Barack Obama Thinks The Mustang GT500 Is "Sick" [Barack Obama]

Odd: Mega Removing Any File It Can Find That Is Publicly Indexed -- Even Completely Legitimate Uploads

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There has been talk about how various anti-piracy operations have been "testing" Kim Dotcom's Mega in terms of how it responds to takedown notices (so far, it's apparently doing quite well). However, the folks at TorrentFreak noticed something odd. From their tests, it appears that Mega is actually taking down...
Odd: Mega Removing Any File It Can Find That Is Publicly Indexed -- Even Completely Legitimate Uploads

How Obama or Romney Should Have Answered the iPad Question

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Toward the end of last night’s presidential debate between President Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney, the moderator, CNN’s Candy Crowley asked a perfectly legitimate question, one that Obama himself is once reported to have asked a group of tech executives including the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs. Essentially it was...
How Obama or Romney Should Have Answered the iPad Question

Obama drops by Reddit, tells users to upvote him at the polls and that their AMA questions were "not bad"

thenextweb.com
Today, on election day, the President – or one of his staff – posted a short note to Reddit, asking for the votes of the users, and pointing them to resources to help them find their polling place. He also managed to drop reference to his own meme, and use...
Obama drops by Reddit, tells users to upvote him at the polls and that their AMA questions were "not bad"

Mr. President, Please Think of Spain http://bit.ly/bNWla4

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Mr. President, Please Think of Spain http://bit.ly/bNWla4

Kim Dotcom Sings: Are You Going to Fix This Mr. President?

torrentfreak.com
“The war for the Internet has begun. Hollywood is in control of politics. The Government is killing innovation. Don’t let them get away with that.” These are the opening words of Kim Dotcom’s newly released track ‘Mr. President’. The song is directed at U.S. President Barack Obama who, according to...
Kim Dotcom Sings: Are You Going to Fix This Mr. President?

Chinese Internet Users to Obama: "Hello Mr. President"

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China's Great Wall and the Great Firewall seem to be one in the same. Until just a few days ago, when Chinese citizens rode a glitch and jumped onto the momentarily unencumbered information super highway, according to reports from CNET. It all began on Google+. Over the weekend, Chinese Internet...
Chinese Internet Users to Obama: "Hello Mr. President"
Rand Paul filibusters Brennan CIA nomination over US drone policy
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