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SEC maybe investigating Groupon. Oops!

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Rocky Agarwal has to be feeling pretty vindicated right about now. He has been blogging about Groupon and its business model, screaming that it has more holes than swiss cheese for almost 18-months. A report in the Wall Street Journal suggests that the Securities & Exchange Commission is looking into...
SEC maybe investigating Groupon. Oops!

In Fight With Google, Oracle Bids To Reincarnate Dead Java Patent

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UPDATE: On Wednesday Judge Alsup denied the patent as part of the case saying “Oracle’s argument that the patent “trial” has not yet started is wrong.” Federal judge William Alsup is set to decide whether Oracle can resurrect one of its dead Java patents as it attempts to prove...
In Fight With Google, Oracle Bids To Reincarnate Dead Java Patent

We can't entrust Twitter with the future of the real-time web

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I was born in 1980, making me a part of the first ‘computer-native’ generation. I literally cannot remember an existence without computers as a part of daily life. Sure, they were rarer when I was young, especially for those without the access I had, but they were always around. The...
We can't entrust Twitter with the future of the real-time web

Judge Alsup rejects Oracle patent reinstatement

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In the Oracle v. Google trial, Oracle requested that one of five patents initially rejected in the case be reinstated, but validation of the patent had to occur before the trial started. [Read more]...
Judge Alsup rejects Oracle patent reinstatement

Bohemian Rhapsody Video Taken Down Again, This Time By The Drunk Guy Himself

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Well, this is a fun twist. We just wrote about the story of now-world-famous drunk guy Robert Wilkinson, his poor Freddy Mercury impersonation, and the resulting takedown and reinstatement of the video by EMI. Now a commenter points us to the fact that the video has been taken down again,...
Bohemian Rhapsody Video Taken Down Again, This Time By The Drunk Guy Himself
Instapaper 4.1.1 includes a host of bug fixes, reinstates list viewing mode to iPad

Facebook Considering New Laws And Legal Action Against Employers Asking For Users’ Passwords

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Following up on disturbing reports that some employers are asking applicants to turn over their Facebook usernames and passwords, Facebook’s Chief Privacy Officer on Policy, Erin Egan, hints that the company is looking into drafting new laws to protect users from violations of their privacy like this. Writes Egan on...
Facebook Considering New Laws And Legal Action Against Employers Asking For Users’ Passwords

Who needs SOPA? Legitimate sites can already be taken offline by over-zealous authorities

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Yesterday we reported on how New York startup Jotform had its .com domain suspended as part of a US Secret Service investigation. Today, the domain has been reinstated, but some serious questions remain. Jotform wasn’t told why this happened, and all its DNS provider GoDaddy could tell it was to...
Who needs SOPA? Legitimate sites can already be taken offline by over-zealous authorities

Twitter confronts ethics of commercial pressures in wake of Guy Adams 'mess'

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The social media site took a hit to its reputation as a home to free speech as the fight for internet freedom enters new stageIn January 2011 Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter, together with the site's "trust and safety" arbiter Alex Macgillivray, posted a paean to freedom of expression under...
Twitter confronts ethics of commercial pressures in wake of Guy Adams 'mess'

Google Alleges That Viacom ‘Secretly Uploaded Its Content to YouTube, Even While Publicly Complaining About Its Presence There’

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Zahavah Levine, chief counsel for YouTube in its litigation with Viacom: For years, Viacom continuously and secretly uploaded its content to YouTube, even while publicly complaining about its presence there. It hired no fewer than 18 different marketing agencies to upload its content to the site. It deliberately “roughed up”...
Google Alleges That Viacom ‘Secretly Uploaded Its Content to YouTube, Even While Publicly Complaining About Its Presence There’

RT @dissolved: is embarrassed to be a Virginian this month, thanks to Bob McDonnell's reinstatement of Confederate History Month (http://bit.ly/apWYBm).

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RT @dissolved: is embarrassed to be a Virginian this month, thanks to Bob McDonnell's reinstatement of Confederate History Month (http://bit.ly/apWYBm).

WolframAlpha Admits That We’re Better At Math

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For the past several months, I’ve given WolframAlpha a hard time. I actually think the service is pretty cool, I just think they drastically overpriced their iPhone app. The computational engine was trying to get users to pay $50 for the information they could access for free online. Sure, there’s...
WolframAlpha Admits That We’re Better At Math
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