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Facebook: Opening Sam Teller’s Harvard Crimson Time Capsule

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Facebook may have gotten more media coverage today than in its first eight years combined. One of the earliest to cover the company, while writing for the Harvard Crimson, was Sam Teller (class of ‘08). Amid all the high fives, I told you so’s, and second-by-second trading-price watching, I caught...
Facebook: Opening Sam Teller’s Harvard Crimson Time Capsule

Report: Tea Parties created as GOP political ploy

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The Tea Party has been billed as an organic grassroots operation, but a newly uncovered document obtained by Politico suggests the movement has been successfully co-opted as a Republican fundraising ploy.GOP political consultant Joe Wierzbicki floated the proposal a year ago today to create the Tea Party Express, a nationwide...
Report: Tea Parties created as GOP political ploy
The Story Of An Internet Troll With A Surprising Twist

Administration's Shortlist For Ambassador Appointments Includes Four Hollywood Donors

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It's time for Obama to appoint a few ambassadors and the short list appears to be stuffed with exactly the sort of people that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce would wholeheartedly approve. The CoC's desire to rewrite other nations' IP laws through slanted "free trade agreements" or the odious TPP...
Administration's Shortlist For Ambassador Appointments Includes Four Hollywood Donors

Boo! Ghostwriting Grows In Age Of 'Book As Badge'

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The craft of ghostwriting is a dark art of sorts, replete with secrecy and scandal. But lately, it’s also becoming a booming business. Ghostwriters, once the preserve of politicians and celebrities, are in demand by a swelling rank of lesser-knowns who crave the prestige of a book but don’t...
Boo! Ghostwriting Grows In Age Of 'Book As Badge'

Being A Jackass On Twitter Shouldn't Be Illegal; Public Shame Should Be Enough

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We've been talking about the unfortunate set of cases in the UK lately, in which people acting like jackasses online are being held criminally liable for being a jerk online. There are, of course, significant problems with this. And if you thought it was just limited to Europe, where they...
Being A Jackass On Twitter Shouldn't Be Illegal; Public Shame Should Be Enough

Microsoft's Internal Attack Video Against Google Chrome Is 'Leaked'

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An "internal" Microsoft video that parodies a Google Chrome commercial, warning consumers that the search engine is "following you" and "monetizing you" has somehow made its way to YouTube. According to a Microsoft spokesperson communicating with Mashable, the video strictly intended for internal use was "leaked."  The spoof ad (see below)...
Microsoft's Internal Attack Video Against Google Chrome Is 'Leaked'
Why Facebook matters in the fight for gay marriage
Facebook's marriage equality map is data 'well worth finding'

Cruddas wins libel payout over former Blair aide's Twitter slurs

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Ex-Tory co-treasurer sued Mark Adams over 'persistent and public campaign' and is also taking action against Sunday TimesPeter Cruddas, the former Conservative Party co-treasurer, has won £45,000 in libel damages plus £120,000 in costs from a former private secretary to Tony Blair who repeatedly alleged he was a criminal who...
Cruddas wins libel payout over former Blair aide's Twitter slurs
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