Kara Swisher

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London's Bipolar Relationship With Social Networks

Here are photographs from two newspapers–one headline from the Daily Telegraph about how employers are trying to ban the use of increasingly popular social-networking sites, specifically Facebook, because it is getting in the way of work, while another in the free thelondonpaper is a contest for readers to talk about what’s uncool about the site.

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In any case, social-networking sites (including MySpace and Bebo, as well as Facebook) have boomed here lately, for example, with London becoming Facebook’s largest geographic network with more than 800,000 users.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik