Archive | November, 2012

Be Careful What You Search For: Google Searches Can Be Criminally Damning

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Be Careful What You Search For: Google Searches Can Be Criminally Damning
In the last few days, it has been brought to the attention of the media that there was some damning evidence in the Casey Anthony Murder case that never made it to trial. In an autobiography by one of the defence attorneys on the case, Jose Baez, it is noted that the prosecution failed to…
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Marijuana

Legalize Marijuana, Bolster The Economy (with $13.7 billion)

Scores of stereotypical college types have been advocating to legalize marijuana for decades. But voiceless students who don’t exactly conform to professional standards of cleanliness and attire are easily ignored. Now the cry for legalization is coming from a new crowd backed with credentials. Economists. They’re the ones stoners, recreational users, and herbal entrepreneurs need…
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Dear President Obama, Please Leave Me Alone

Dear President Obama, Please Leave Me Alone

Dear President Obama, Congratulations on your recent re-election. I’m thrilled that you won, and am happy that I was able to contribute to your victory by making a donation to cover roughly three seconds of critical TV ad-time, spending two hours canvassing door-to-door in a Haitian neighborhood that had already early-voted for you 100%, and…
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Well done. You can balance a pencil on your lip while sitting in an utterly pointless meeting. Now what? What else can you do?

Corporateshit. A Response to Mark Suster’s Entrepreneurshit

  Mark Suster at GRP Partners recently wrote an absolutely brilliant blog post about what it’s really like to found a startup — beyond all the perceived fame, glory, and riches. If you haven’t read it, go read it (I’ll wait). Back? Good. He nailed it, right? It’s dead on and accurately describes much of…
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Lord McAlpine might sue 9,000 tweeters who commented on a botched BBC Newsnight report on child abuse

When We Treat Twitter Like a Public Forum, Can Private Lawsuits Still Regulate Libel?

Due to a reporting error earlier this month, the BBC — a world-renowned news service — got caught in a frenzy with thousands of twitter followers. On November 2nd, reporters on BBC’s Newsnight falsely accused a prominent Tory conservative politician, Lord Alistair McAlpine of child abuse. The report didn’t actually name McAlpine, but thousands of…
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